The Georgia Court of Appeals is about to make a small rule change that appellate lawyers say makes a big difference to them.
The rule is about what constitutes binding precedent. Currently, if one member of a three-judge panel dissents, then the decision affects only the case at hand and not others in the future. The same applies if one member concurs in judgement only without endorsing the reasoning.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]