Motion to Request Publication of Memorandum Disposition
A Motion to Request Publication of Memorandum Disposition is a formal request made to the court to have a memorandum disposition, which is typically not precedent-setting and not published, made publicly accessible as a published opinion.
Before proceeding, review the court’s rules and guidelines regarding the publication of memorandum dispositions. The motion must convincingly demonstrate the legal or public significance of the memorandum disposition and why it should be published.
How to Draft:
- Start with a clear statement of your request to publish the memorandum disposition.
- Provide detailed reasons for the request, citing the legal or public significance of the disposition.
- Highlight any precedent or similar cases that support the publication of the memorandum disposition.
- Ensure the motion complies with the court’s specific rules regarding format and content.
After drafting the motion, file it with the court clerk, paying any necessary fees. Serve a copy to all involved parties as per court rules. The court will then review the motion and make a decision based on its merits.
Filing a Motion to Request Publication of Memorandum Disposition is a crucial step in ensuring vital legal decisions are accessible to the public and can serve as precedent in future cases. By thoroughly understanding court requirements, clearly articulating your reasons for the request, and following proper filing procedures, you increase your chances of having the motion granted, thereby contributing to transparency and the development of the law.