Effective Appellate Advocacy

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How can you best persuade an appellate court to decide a case in your favor? This book is packed with useful examples and clever ancedotes that will sharpen your presentation and argument skills for use at the state, federal and Supreme Court level.

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Overview

How can you best persuade an appellate court to decide a case in your favor? This book is packed with useful examples and clever ancedotes that will sharpen your presentation and argument skills for use at the state, federal and Supreme Court level.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590312346
  • Publisher: American Bar Association
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 319
  • Product dimensions: 6.42 (w) x 9.29 (h) x 1.13 (d)

Table of Contents

There was a giant in the land
Ch. 1 Why advocacy? 3
Ch. 2 Methods of appellate courts in considering appeals 11
Ch. 3 Essentials of an effective appellate brief 31
Ch. 4 Hints on the process of brief-writing and research 91
Ch. 5 The finer points of brief-writing 127
Ch. 6 Essentials of an effective oral argument 165
Ch. 7 Suggestions for preparation for oral argument 185
Ch. 8 The finer points of oral argument 197
Ch. 9 The task - and the goal - of the advocate 223
Ch. 10 Rehearings 235
Ch. 11 New counsel on appeal 247
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