On Demand: Appeals: How the Court Process Works

  • Courts
  • Community Education/Outreach

An appeal is very different from trial court proceedings. There are many misconceptions about how appeals work and what the appellate courts will consider.  Learn what an appeal is, the steps to take to appeal a trial court decision and the importance of the concept of harmful, judicial error.

Class covers:

Appellate court structure
How the appellate court reviews the trial court’s decision
Steps to appeal
The limits of appellate review
Designating the record
Presented by:

David Axelrad (http://www.horvitzlevy.com/david-m-axelrad), Certified Specialist, Appellate Law, Horvitz & Levy