Appellate Lawyer Group Urges Justices to Reject 'Trap for the Unwary'
The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers doesn't file many amicus briefs in the Supreme Court, but it saw a "trap for the unwary" in the case Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago. "A rule declaring a jurisdictional deadline not authorized by statute is a classic trap for the unwary," the appellate academy said in its brief. "The court has long condemned procedural traps."
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