Committee Reports

Report on the Appellate Divisions Rules
In March 2014, the committee produced a detailed report examining the rules of practice of the four Departments of the Appellate Division and made recommendations about the extent to which they can be made uniform for the benefit of both the courts and practicing attorneys. This report may be viewed here.

The Rules of the Appellate Divisions
This handy, easy-to-use guide lists and highlights the rules that govern motion and appellate practice in the four Appellate Divisions: The Rules of the Appellate Divisions.

Report on Criminal Leave Applications to the New York Court of Appeals

The committee's report recommending changes in the procedures for criminal leave applications to the New York Court of Appeals was adopted by the Association's Executive Committee in November 2009 and may be viewed here.

Report on Electronic Filing of Briefs and Record Material in Court of Appeals
The committee's September 3, 2010 report (click here to view) discusses its views on, and the pros and cons of, an electronic filing system in the New York Court of Appeals.