The United States Supreme Court held that a federal statute imposing a fourteen-day time limit for the filing of notice of appeal in federal civil court must be construed as a jurisdictional requirement that is impossible to equitably excuse for any reason.
Bowles v. Russell, 127 S. Ct. 2360 (2007).
Joseph A. Valenti,
Statutory Procedural Deadlines Are Jurisdictional in Nature for All Civil Cases and Therefore Must Never Be Equitably Excused: Bowles v. Russell,
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