K. Todd Butler

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This Article reviews cases decided in 2003 by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit that have the greatest bearing on issues of federal appellate procedure for attorneys practicing in the Eleventh Circuit. Topics reviewed include parties' designation of matters appealed in the Notice of Appeal; parties' actions taken during or prior to trial to preserve issues for appeal; the interlocutory jurisdiction of appellate courts; the lack of appellate jurisdiction resulting from the mootness of issues appealed; and the invited error and judicial estoppel rules.