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ABA Appellate Practice Section of Litigation Publishes Carlton Fields Article on Confession of Error

May 21, 2015 2:26 PM | Posted by Steven Blickensderfer | Print this page

Would it be better to confess error on appeal? What factors should influence that decision? If you’ve ever asked these questions, be sure to read Sylvia H. Walbolt’s and Nicholas A. Brown’s recent article on the issue of confessing error, published by the American Bar Association Appellate Practice Section of Litigation. From a preservation standpoint, the article addresses how to deal with harmful intervening binding authority and the benefits of preserving right-for-any-reason arguments.

READ: Practical and Ethical Considerations in Confessing Error on Appeal