Video of Judge Clifton’s Tips for Appeals

Judge Richard Clifton

Judge Richard Clifton

Judge Richard Clifton of the Ninth Circuit recently offered tips for oral argument in an appeal. The hour-long video of his and two attorneys’ CLE is below.

Five of Judge Clifton’s many points are:

  • Simplify – be able to tell a non-lawyer in a few sentences why you should win and why your conclusion makes sense.
  • Know the

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