Developments and Practice Notes

Unpublished Decisions in the Federal Courts of Appeals: Making the Decision to Publish

Author
  • Stephen L. Wasby

Abstract

The rise of cases brought before federal appellate courts has caused most opinions to be designated as unpublished. This practice has created much controversy. This essay addresses the decision to publish, guidelines for publication, and enforcement of those guidelines within courts.

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Published on
31 Mar 2001