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Civil Litigation: Obtaining appellate review of a sua sponte order

Of the numerous challenges that trial counsel face, appealing an adverse order issued sua sponte can be one of the most difficult to resolve, particularly when the decision is made on the eve of trial and time is of the essence.  Sua sponte, a Latin term meaning "of one's own accord," refers to a decision by ...