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Handbook of Appellate Advocacy (American Casebook Series)

ISBN: 9780314023469
Publisher: West
Edition: 3
Publication Date: 1993-06-01
Number of pages: 101
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This handbook is designed to help the beginning appellate advocate, specifically the student Moot Court participant. Specifically it is designed to assist the inexperienced advocate to write a persuasive brief within a predetermined framework. As a handbook certain subjects have been treated in a cursory manner and throughout the book reference is to other sources. This third edition includes streamlined and simplified text in keeping with the continuing trend towards clearer and simpler legal writing. The first chapter deals with preparation prior to writing a brief. Chapter Two discusses the elements of an Appellate Brief and of persuasive writing. The Appendices include a model student brief involving Constitutional issues and an excerpt of oral argument.

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