Judge Diane P. Wood of the Seventh Circuit offers 6 tips on brief writing:
- get a command of good writing
- keep the brief as concise as possible
- tell a story in the statement of facts – what happened and why the reader should care
- identify the standard of review
- explain how the rule advocated will operate
- engage the other side’s argument so that you are not ships passing in the night
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