Judge Harry Pregerson of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals co-authored a short article entitled, “The Seven Virtues of Appellate Brief Writing: An Update from the Bench,” 38 Southwestern L.Rev. 221 (2008).
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.
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The Virginia State Bar’s handbook on appellate advocacy outlines “10 Ways to Ruin a Perfectly Good Brief.” The tips are excellent suggestions on what to avoid: Continue reading
Chief Judge Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals once carefully explained to lawyers how to lose an appeal. His 1992 lecture, The Wrong Stuff, stressed three phases: Continue reading
Days before his death in 1962, Professor Karl Llewellyn gave a talk to the Indiana Bar Association on appellate advocacy. The Professor’s talk concentrated on four points: Continue reading
Attorney David J. Perlman suggests that the “The Key to a Compelling Brief” is developing a consistent theme -
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