Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure
- Set of rules that guide the appeals process in a federal court of appeals when a case is brought from a federal district court or the Tax Court of the United States. This procedural structure serves primarily to review decisions made by federal administrative agencies and review lower district courts' judgments. The procedures and practices for such judicial reviews are clearly stated within these rules. A similar structure is observed in many state appellate procedures
- The attorney studied the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure to ensure the appeal was filed correctly.
- In preparing her argument for the appeal, the lawyer referred to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure for guidance.
- The Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure were crucial in understanding how to properly conduct the appeals process.