I was going to name this talk “Hot Topics in Supersedeas Law,” but “hot topics” and “supersedeas” just didn’t seem to go together.We’ve included in your materials the latest version of Professor Carlson’s paper—the most comprehensive writing on the subject.Assuming a money judgment. Special rules apply for judgment for recovery of property and non-monetary judgments. Those are laid out in the paper.Marketing tip: This may be a dry topic, but practical knowledge and experience applying the supersedeas rules can make you invaluable to trial lawyers. You may be consulted regarding calculation of the appropriate security amount, post-judgment discovery, and various legal issues that are surprising undeveloped, even though the rules were re-written 9 years ago. There are several opportunities for advocacy, both oral and written, surrounding supersedeas practice.
Quickly review some basic supersedeas concepts to put all this in context
Form follows Shook approach, excludes attorney fees from what has to be superseded, but is a handy reference whatever court you’re inContains the elements of what has to be supersededOnce you have the basic numbers (i.e. interest), adds them up for youGet it by Google search, or I will post a link to it on my blog, which you can access through www.appealsplus.com
Supersedeas Advanced 2012
Current Issues in Supersedeas LawD. Todd Smith September 6, 2012www.appealsplus.com