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New Amendments to the Rules of Appellate Procedure

by Mazur, Catherine


The Judicial Branch has posted new Amendments to the Rules of Appellate Procedure, effective September 1, 2018.

The amendments include a new rule in Chapter 72 - Writs of Error. From the official commentary for sec. 72-3A. Stays. :

This new rule makes it clear that only the order or proceeding being challenged, and not the entire underlying action, is stayed upon the timely and proper filing of a writ of error. It also sets forth the procedures for terminating or imposing a stay.