• 09.07.21

    Titanic, Hindenburg, DIY Appeals

    In his latest ‘Exceptionally Appealing’ column for Daily Journal, appellate Partner Benjamin Shatz discussed self-representation in court, specifically on appeal. “In the federal courts, the right of self-representation has been protected by statute since the beginnings of our ...

  • 08.03.21

    Butting in on appeal

    In a byline for Daily Journal, Benjamin Shatz examined the Code of Civil Procedure Section 387, which governs court intervention in California, and how it impacts appeals in the state.

  • 02.02.21

    Conduct Unappealing

    Manatt appellate partner Benjamin Shatz authored an article for Daily Journal about seeking appellate review of contempt orders in California, especially those issued during remote court appearances amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In the article, Shatz broke down the—often confusing and ...

  • 01.05.21

    The Score After a Score

    Manatt appellate partner Benjamin Shatz authored an article for Daily Journal about the Y2K Report of the Appellate Process Task Force—commonly called the Strankman Report—and how its five recommendations changed the appellate practice over the past two decades—or not. In the ...

  • 12.01.20

    Jumbled Justices

    Manatt appellate partner Benjamin Shatz authored an article for Daily Journal about the history of U.S. Supreme Court justices, particularly noting confusion arising from their names. He highlights various justices throughout the Court’s history, including Chief Justices Earl Warren, Warren ...

  • 11.03.20

    You are not James Bond

    Benjamin Shatz authored an article for Daily Journal that discusses several legal writing habits that have become outdated due to the use of modern technology, most notably the use of leading zeroes in citation and parenthetical numbering.

  • 09.01.20

    The Need for Speed

    Manatt appellate partner Benjamin Shatz authored an article for Daily Journal about the slow pace of the civil appeals process in the California Court of Appeal from notice of appeals to decisions, and similarly for appeals in the California Supreme Court. In the article, Shatz highlighted specific ...

  • 08.04.20

    AWOL@Oral Arg.gone

    Benjamin Shatz authored an article for Daily Journal about how California and federal courts address the issue of missing appellate attorneys during oral arguments.

  • 07.07.20

    Normal is Not

    Manatt appellate partner Benjamin Shatz authored an article for Daily Journal on the unusual and unexpected complexities that occur during extraordinary cases on appeal for his monthly “Exceptionally Appealing” column. In the article, Shatz detailed the process of an ideal appeal, ...

  • 06.02.20

    Columns: A Little Help Here?

    Benjamin Shatz authored an article for Daily Journal about the Code of Civil Procedure Section 166.1.

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