Ralph Adam Fine, a Judge on the Wisconsin Court of Appeals since 1988, reveals how appellate judges, all over the country in state and federal courts, really decide cases, and how you can use that knowledge to win your appeal. In this lucid, step-by-step manual, Judge Fine explains and demonstrates how to write effective and persuasive briefs that will get the appellate judges to want you to win. Newly revised in 2012, The How-To-Win Appeal Manual - 3rd Edition will give you a judge's-eye-view of the appellate process: what works and why, what destroys effective advocacy, and how you can better represent your clients on appeal.
You cannot afford to take or defend another appeal before you read The How-To-Win Appeal Manual!
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About the Author
Ralph Adam Fine has been a judge on the Wisconsin Court of Appeals since 1988. He served as a trial judge from 1979 to 1988, and presided over more than 350 jury trials. He was the presiding judge in the PBS Frontline production Inside the Jury Room, which was the first time jury deliberations in a criminal trial were filmed and broadcast. Judge Fine has taught trial-advocacy, evidence, and appellate-advocacy at over 150 continuing legal education programs around the country, at in-house trial-advocacy programs to law-firm litigation departments, and as Professorial Lecturer in Law at the George Washington University National Law Center in Washington, D.C. In January of 1995, the University of Virginia School of Law honored Judge Fine with the Honorable William J. Brennan, Jr., Award for his contributions to the teaching of trial advocacy.
Judge Ralph Adam Fine is the author of The How-To-Win Trial Manual - 5th Edition, as well as the annually supplemented Fine's Wisconsin Evidence, which Judge Jack B. Weinstein, original co-author of Weinstein's Federal Evidence, called "probably the best single-volume state treatise on the subject that I have seen." Judge Fine is also a senior contributing editor and reporter for the four-volume treatise Evidence in America (Lexis); and a contributing editor of the ABA publication Emerging Problems Under The Federal Rules of Evidence (Lexis 3d ed.). He has analyzed legal issues on 60 Minutes, Nightline, and PBS's The NewsHour.