Monday, May 24, 2010

The need to file a timely motion for reconsideration

Reminding the reader that a timely notice of appeal is a jurisdictional requirement in a civil case, the Eleventh Circuit dismissed as untimely an appeal where the motion for reconsideration was filed a week late. It never hurts to check the rules, and if you need a little something to scare you into doing that, check out Green v. DEA, No. 07-15334.