In This Chapter
• Deciding whether to appeal
• What appeals can be based on
• Deciding which lawyer should bring your appeal
• Taking your appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States
The last major step in the litigation process is asking the appellate courts to review the trial for mistakes. It’s not a required step, but it’s one that everyone who doesn’t get what she wanted at trial should consider. Appeals are very different from trials, and they don’t always give you exactly what you expect.