Persuasive Written and Oral Advocacy: In Trial and Appellate Courts by Michael R. Fontham, David W. Miller, Michael Vitiello, David W. Miller |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Persuasive Written and Oral Advocacy: In Trial and Appellate Courts

Persuasive Written and Oral Advocacy: In Trial and Appellate Courts

by Michael R. Fontham, David W. Miller, Michael Vitiello, David W. Miller
     
 

Persuasive Oral and Written Advocacy: In Trial and Appellate Courts offers detailed coverage of appellate practice as well as trial-court motions practice. It takes the reader from start to finish through the processes of writing, editing, and presenting effective written arguments, and also preparing and delivering persuasive oral arguments.

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Overview

Persuasive Oral and Written Advocacy: In Trial and Appellate Courts offers detailed coverage of appellate practice as well as trial-court motions practice. It takes the reader from start to finish through the processes of writing, editing, and presenting effective written arguments, and also preparing and delivering persuasive oral arguments.

To familiarize prospective lawyers with essential skills and concepts, this title includes:

  • a step-by-step guide to preparing and editing effective written and oral arguments
  • special attention to the distinct requirements of trial and appellate courts
  • a detailed focus on the procedural requirements for preserving issues, taking appeals, and seeking appellate review

    The authors draw on their experience in teaching and practice to focus on what students need to learn. They offer:

  • extensive examples for legal writing and editing - the text demonstrates what it describes
  • practical advice on oral argument in appellate and trial settings
  • an emphasis on the judge's perspective, which needs to be considered when preparing an argument
  • checklists in every chapter for easy reference and review
  • a detailed Teacher's Manual
  • an annual companion supplement offering a fully developed litigation problem

    Crafted for classroom effectiveness, yet rooted in the practical realities of lawyering, Persuasive Written and Oral Advocacy: In Trial and Appellate Courts deserves your careful consideration for adoption.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780735524507
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date:
    07/01/2002
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    433
    Product dimensions:
    7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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