“nunc pro tunc order”

October 9, 2012

  • 170A Federal Civil Procedure
  • 170AVII Pleadings and Motions
  • 170AVII(I) Motions in General
  • 170Ak928 k. Determination.

Cartoons Return October 17A judge who lacks the authority to grant an extension of time cannot achieve the same end by calling the extension a “nunc pro tunc order” and backdating a document.
Justice v. Town of Cicero, Ill., 682 F.3d 662 (7th Cir. 2012)
Suggested by David F. Herr, Partner and Thomson Reuters Author; Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand, LLP; Minneapolis, MN