23) On appeal to the United States Supreme Court, appellees
need not include a statement of facts "except to the extent that the presentation by the appellant is deemed unsatisfactory.
Counsel for the appellees
responded that there were some John Doe defendants but that they "never got placed.
Guthrie made the same point at oral argument, stressing that the appellees
did not challenge the authority of the state to enact a compulsory education law.
award just damages and single or double costs to the appellee
4) Another motivating factor is the simple desire to "insur[e] justice to the appellee
brought six causes of action in their complaint.
We agree with the district court that Appellees
have demonstrated irreparable harm through the actual and imminent possibility that they will be enjoined from prosecuting their suit in this, or in any other non-Singaporean, forum, and that there are sufficiently serious questions going to the merits.
, however, contended that viewing the signs from the route taken by the appellant to the funeral would have been "physically impossible.
In state court, appellants must serve the initial brief "within 70 days of filing the notice" of appeal; (24) appellees
must serve answer briefs "within 20 days after service of the initial brief"; (25) appellants may serve reply briefs "within 20 days after service of the answer brief";26 and cross-appellees
may serve cross-reply briefs "within 20 days thereafter.
After the Appellees
answered the Appellants' complaint, Appellants filed a challenge to the constitutionality of the Georgia Law which provides: In an action involving a health care liability claim arising out of the provision of emergency medical care in a hospital emergency department or obstetrical unit or in a surgical suite immediately following the evaluation or treatment of a patient in a hospital emergency department, no physician or health care provider shall beheld liable unless it is proven by clear and convincing evidence that the physician or health care provider's actions showed gross negligence.
In a rush to address the merits, many appellees
waste time, money, and resources filing a lengthy brief when the entire case could have been resolved by filing a motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction.