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Once briefs have been entered and accepted by appeallete court,

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Once briefs have been entered and accepted by appeallete court, is there a specific timing for them to assign a court date? and does that differ if the attorney has requested "oral argument"? Thank you_
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Samuel II replied 7 years ago.



It always depends on the load of the docket. It will be scheduled as soon as reasonably possible. If it is an oral argument, that is a separate calendar. Therefore, it may or may not be sooner as, again, it depends on when it can be placed on the Court's docket


Once a date is established a Notice of Hearing will be mailed out to the parties.

Edited by Samuel-II on 8/2/2010 at 4:49 PM EST
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

so that explains how so many individuals have been postponed by the appellate courts as much as two years? ! Is there any way for an individual or attorney on the case to inquire about status or time frame of an existing appeal?

Expert:  Samuel II replied 7 years ago.



Sure. You can review the "docket entries" in the clerk's office to see what has been filed and if a hearing has been set and you can ask the clerk how back logged they are on getting cases to court.

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