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California Courts of Appeal,
Appellate Practice

Mar. 8, 2019

A Tentative Proposal

The 1st District Court of Appeal would become the first California appellate court to use tentative rulings district-wide, if new Rule 15(b) of the district's proposed updated local rules is formally adopted. Administrative Presiding Justice Jim Humes visits to discuss the proposal, its provenance, and its intended impact. Plus, John Taylor, Jr., and Kirk Jenkins (Horvitz & Levy) offer the appellate attorney perspective.

1st Appellate District, Division 1

James M. Humes

Administrative Presiding Justice, 1st District Court of Appeal

John A. Taylor Jr.

Kirk C. Jenkins

Senior Counsel, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP


Harvard Law School

Kirk is a certified specialist in appellate law.




Brian Cardile

Rulings Editor, Podcast Host, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reporter

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