A single post on Twitter is limited to 140 characters. My column today consists of approximately 1,400 words. And, if you are preparing a brief to be filed in a federal appellate court, you also may need to be concerned with word counts, because the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure use a word count limit, rather than a page limit, to determine whether an appellate brief is within the applicable size limit.
3rd Circuit 'Strongly' Disfavors Requests to Exceed Word Limits on Briefs
The Legal Intelligencer
February 14, 2012
This content is now available at LexisNexis®.
The ALM® and LexisNexis® Content Alliance
LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM’s legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM’s content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via lexis.com® and Nexis®. This includes content from The National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM’s other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.
ALM’s content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.
If you are not currently a LexisNexis subscriber, contact 1-800-227-4908 to find out more or click here to have a customer representative contact you directly.