Features for June 2013

Welcome to the June 2013 edition of the Appellate Lawyer --
the newsletter of the HBA Appellate Section.

TEXAS SUPREME COURT CLARIFIES SUPERSEDEAS RULES
J. Stephen Barrick discusses the most recent Texas Supreme Court case on what must be included in a supersedeas bond.

REWRITE THIS SENTENCE
Justice Bill Boyce, 14th Court of Appeals, announces the winner of the "Most Powerful Word in Appellate Advocacy" award. (Spoiler alert: it's not "clearly.")

DID YOU KNOW . . . ?
by JoAnn Storey

APPELLATECH
Derek D. Bauman explains how to use auto-correct to quickly and easily add citations to a brief.

CASE UPDATES FOR FEBRUARY TO MAY 2013
Case updates for the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals
by John Barnes, Attorney at Law, and Andrew Nelson, Wright & Close, LLP