Q: Appellant's opening brief, and their Respondent's brief in cross-appeal, are duplicative. Can the latter be dismissed?
The cross-appeal is against another defendant, not me. But they copied their entire opening brief (against me) into their cross-appeal brief, essentially attempting to create a new appeal against me. But it's the same exact issues and arguments!
"essentially attempting to create a new appeal against me." No. A new appeal against you cannot be created in this manner. You have no grounds to move to strike the respondent;s brief in the cross appeal because you are not a party to the cross-appeal. If this party wants to make the same arguments against the other defendant as they did against you that is perfectly legal.
Cal. Bar No. 104800
Wis. Bar No. 1020123
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