One Hand ClappingNORM PATTIS, The Connecticut Law Tribune
Norm Pattis: Notes From The Forgotten Pile
Most practitioners live in fear of dismissal notices from the various courts before whom they practice. There are deadlines for almost everything. Miss a statute of limitations, and call your malpractice carrier. Fail to respond to a motion within a period prescribed by law, and find yourself at the mercy of court's discretion. But what rules govern the timely performance of a court duty?