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Ben Feuer, California Appellate Law Group

In 2016, the average U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit appeal took nearly 16 months to wind from the notice of appeal to a conclusion. Even meritless appeals that require little opinion-writing time can take a year or more to be processed by the court. The delay is made worse by the court’s seven judicial vacancies, with at least one more announced—nearly a quarter of the circuit’s allotment.

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