Issues on Appeal

Discussions with Florida's appellate community.

About the show

Board Certified Appellate Specialist Duane Daiker interviews members of Florida's appellate community about timely and timeless issues of appellate practice and professionalism.

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Episodes

  • Episode 57: Complexities of Agreed Extensions

    August 29th, 2021  |  27 mins 29 secs
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    Appellate Specialist Jared Krukar and I discuss the complexities of obtaining an agreed extension of time in Florida's district courts of appeal.

  • Episode 56: Two Space Epilogue Monologue

    August 8th, 2021  |  10 mins 24 secs
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    My personal pitch for using two spaces after the period in legal writing--with a slight modification.

  • Episode 55: Just the Facts

    July 25th, 2021  |  43 mins 12 secs
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    Appellate Specialist Chris Donovan and I discuss the best practices for a statement of facts.

  • Episode 54: Double Certification

    July 11th, 2021  |  32 mins 28 secs
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    Appellate Specialists Alexis Fields and Dineen Wasylik discuss the rare feat of being double-certified in two areas of the law.

  • Episode 53: Central Staff

    June 27th, 2021  |  23 mins 6 secs
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    Second DCA Attorney Austin Roe and I discuss the role of Central Staff attorneys at the court.

  • Episode 52: Don't take that tone with me, Counselor!

    June 13th, 2021  |  39 mins 48 secs
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    Appellate Specialist Chris Donovan and I discuss the use of language in an appellate brief to create an effective and appropriate tone.

  • Episode 51: Proofreading for Fun and Profit

    May 30th, 2021  |  29 mins 35 secs
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    Appellate specialist Jamie Moses joins me to discuss the minutiae of proofreading.

  • Episode 50: New Summary Judgment Standard & A Podcaster Looks at 50

    April 18th, 2021  |  36 mins 51 secs
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    Appellate specialist Jack Reiter discusses Florida's new summary judgment standard. And...reflections on 50 episodes.

  • Episode 49: Cleaned Up

    April 4th, 2021  |  33 mins 58 secs
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    Appellate Attorney Jack Metzler (@SCOTUSPlaces) talks about his proposal for cleaning up quotations and its recent adoption by Justice Clarence Thomas.

  • Episode 48: Staffing the Court

    March 21st, 2021  |  48 mins 41 secs
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    Career Staff Attorney Jared Krukar of the Second DCA joins me to discuss the role of staff attorneys at the court.

  • Episode 47: I am not a cat!

    February 28th, 2021  |  57 mins 19 secs
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    Appellate specialist Chris Donovan and I talk about the changes to our workflows to adapt to remote oral arguments by Zoom videoconference.

  • Episode 46: For Whom the Podcast Tolls

    February 14th, 2021  |  51 mins 40 secs
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    Professor Emeritus Don Daiker joins the podcast to discuss the works of Ernest Hemingway and lessons to be learned for legal writing. Dont ask for whom the podcast tolls, it tolls for thee!

  • Episode 45: Ten Months of Remote OA

    January 31st, 2021  |  47 mins 3 secs
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    Chief Judge Nelly Khouzam and Clerk of the Court Mary Beth Kuenzel of the Second DCA discuss the remote oral argument experience over the past ten months.

  • Episode 44: The Great Font Debate

    January 17th, 2021  |  46 mins 35 secs
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    Thomasina Moore, Kimberly Berman, and Nick Shannin debate the merits of Florida's new fonts for appellate filings.

  • Episode 43: Fonts!

    January 3rd, 2021  |  37 mins 3 secs
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    Tom Hall discusses the recent changes in allowed fonts and word limits, along with the history of font rules in Florida appellate courts.

  • Episode 42: Tipsy Coachmen

    December 20th, 2020  |  42 mins 13 secs
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    Appellate specialist Jared Krukar and I discuss Florida's "tipsy coachman" doctrine.