Persuasive Written and Oral Advocacy in Trial and Appellate Courts:

ISBN-10: 1454811137
ISBN-13: 9781454811138
Edition: 2013
Description: This effective text offers in-depth and detailed coverage of appellate practice as well as trial court motions practice. Persuasive Written and Oral Advocacy: In Trial and Appellate Courts, Second Edition, guides the reader through the process of  More...
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Copyright Year: 2013
Publisher: Aspen Pub
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

This effective text offers in-depth and detailed coverage of appellate practice as well as trial court motions practice. Persuasive Written and Oral Advocacy: In Trial and Appellate Courts, Second Edition, guides the reader through the process of preparing forceful arguments ¿ finding the law, organizing the presentation, writing clearly and persuasively, and planning for oral argument.The strengths of this classroom-tested text include:step-by-step guide to organizing, preparing, and presenting winning written and oral argumentsdetailed coverage of trial motion practice as well as appellate practice with an emphasis on the how important it is to consider of the judge¿s time and perspective when preparing an argumentliberal use of concrete examples based on a hypothetical case file throughout the book, along with extensive advice for editingaccompanying Case File published each year -- designed to put in practice the principles advocated throughout the text, case files are sophisticated, realistic litigation problems and are designed to allow instructors a great deal of flexibility. Each case file is accompanied by its own Teacher¿s Manualdetailed Teacher¿s Manual, including lectures, sample exercises, and sample syllabiUpdated and fine tuned, the Second Edition includes:recent developments, including electronic filing and video conference oral argumentsa streamlined Chapter Six (Preparing for Oral Argument) making the presentation more student-friendlynew sections on harmless error and changes to Rule 32 and the status of unpublished opinionsupdated chapter on research to include developments in electronic researchNew design enhances the accessibility of the text

Summary of Contents
Persuasive Legal Writing
Getting Started
Writing Persuasively
Writing for Clarity
Editing
Finding and Applying the Law
Oral Argument
Preparing for Oral Argument
Presenting the Oral Argument
Trial Proceedings
Preparing Memoranda for the Trial Court and Research Memoranda
Handling Appeals and Writs
Taking an Appeal
Applying the Standard of Review
Preparing Appellate Briefs and Oral Argument
Preparing Writ Applications, Petitions for Rehearing, and Appellate Motions
Problem: Olsen v. State of Arcadia
Example of an Appellate Brief
Example of a Petition for Certiorari
Index

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