The client believes either the lawyer misled the client and wasted the fee money, or the appellate court
acted arbitrarily and capriciously, or both.
In Florida's state appellate courts
, motions for rehearing are governed by Fla.
Department investigators later found that the reasons cited for failing the Sotos were unjustified, and approved their Home Study - a reversal that county attorneys failed to mention to appellate court
justices ruling on the case.
Ginsburg, in her dissent, wrote that the appellate court
had acted correctly in evaluating the award for abuse of discretion.
The First District Appellate Court
of Illinois ruled that flight alone does not justify an investigative detention.
In addition, this Note argues that the Court properly permitted appellate courts
to exercise discretion through applying general rules of dismissal to specific, recurring situations in which pre-appeal flight is sufficiently connected to the appellate process.