Earlier posts explained the use of fonts and why an appellate brief’s appearance matters, and how the South Carolina form for a brief on appeal suggests bad typography by using ALL CAPS, the Times New Roman font, and the like.
Ben Barrett-Forrest of Forrest Media has created a fascinating video on the various fonts. Continue reading “History of Typography – a Video”
Judge Frank H. Easterbrook of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has given interviews on how to decide what to appeal, common mistakes on appeal, avoiding “counter-punching,” and how to style a persuasive brief. He emphasized three points: 1) cull and frame the issues; 2) write for the generalist judge; and 3) use good typography. Continue reading “Brief-Writing Tips From Judge Easterbrook”