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In SC, What Goes into a Brief’s Addendum?

I apologize for the headline. It is misleading because the South Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure do not provide for an addendum.

This differs from the federal rule. Rule 24.1(f) of the United States Supreme Court Rules requires that relevant constitutional provisions, statutes, and other texts be set out verbatim within the brief or within an appendix to the brief. 

Last week, Justice Scalia reminded Assistant Solicitor General Joseph Palmore about this rule. Continue reading

Writing Briefs With a Theme

Attorney David J. Perlman suggests that the “The Key to a Compelling Brief” is developing a consistent theme –


Related posts have described how important story telling is in drafting a brief, and provided tips on how develop a narrative.

Anyone else have other tips to add?

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