We believe that, once this case is reviewed by an appellate court
, this verdict will be overturned because of the errors that occurred during trial," Ohlemeyer said.
Ohlemeyer noted that no California appellate court
, in a published opinion, has ever upheld a punitive damage award greater than $25 million.
Not a single federal appellate court
in this country has validated these cases.
When an appellate court
does not give a reason for its decision, it weakens, rather than illuminates, stare decisis.
Still, appellate court
justices ruled last year that DCFS alone has the authority to place children in its jurisdiction where it thinks it is best for the child.
On further appeal, the Illinois Supreme Court disagreed with the Appellate Court
of Illinois and ruled that the officers could consider the common criminal activity in the area where Wardlow was first observed.
United States,(1) the United States Supreme Court held that appellate courts
may dismiss the appeal of a criminal defendant who becomes a fugitive if the fugitive status has sufficient connection to the appellate process.
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The brief argues: "A stay should be granted because the federal and California appellate courts
should be allowed to decide the important constitutional issues raised in this case.
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