Litigator Howard J. Bashman takes a look at a recent dustup between a trial court judge and a California appellate court that all began with the use of the term "kangaroo court." Ironically, the rules for proper handling of appeals are partially to blame for the misunderstanding, writes Bashman. Who actually said what, and what lessons does this failure of interpersonal relations hold for other attorneys?
Marsupial Alert: Don't Refer to Appellate Judges as a 'Kangaroo Court'
Special to Law.com
February 12, 2007