reply brief

reply brief

n. the written legal argument of the respondent (trial court winner) in answer to the "opening brief" of an appellant (a trial court loser who has appealed). (See: appeal, respondent, appellee)

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We take Terrell to concede the States argument that Terrell forfeited his right to directly challenge the use of the suppressed involuntary statements because Terrell does not refute that argument in his reply brief, and we conclude that Terrell was not denied effective assistance of counsel because Terrell fails to show that he was prejudiced by his trial counsels performance.
18 reply brief that Labor "spends almost the entirety" of its opposition "attempting to convince the court that the harm currently sustained by Thrivent, and the further harm that Thrivent will incur when the anti-arbitration condition becomes applicable, is not really real.
DOL and the Justice Department must file their brief 30 days later, and NAFA will then have to issue a reply brief within 15 days.
Nasir Jamshed will be provided an opportunity to respond by filing an Answering Brief on June 9 and PCB may, at its discretion, file a Reply Brief on June 14.
Nasir Jamshaid will be provided an opportunity to respond by filing an Answering Brief on June 9 and PCB may, at its discretion, file a Reply Brief on June 14.
The final reply brief was scheduled to be filed on May 1.
Davila countered in a reply brief that the lower court wrongly ruled on the merits in his case, and Kretzer told the Tribune that he didn't think the court would "sidestep" the issue at hand.
Napoles later raised her case to the 13th Division of the Court of Appeals soon and submitted her reply brief on September 20, 2016.
400(b) states: "[A] motion for attorneys' fees may be served not later than the time for service of the reply brief and shall state the grounds on which recovery is sought.
MetLife submitted a reply brief to the government's appeal on Aug.
The Secretary filed an answer, and Cactus Canyon then filed for an additional $2,500 in EAJA fees for time spent on a reply brief.