Bibliographic Details

A practical guide to appellate advocacy / Mary Beth Beazley.

Author / Creator Beazley, Mary Beth, 1957-
Edition 3rd ed.
Imprint Austin [Tex.] : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business ; New York : Aspen Publishers, c2010.
Description xxvii, 404 p. : ill., forms ; 26 cm. + teacher's manual.
Language English
Subject Legal briefs -- United States.
Appellate procedure -- United States.
Appellate procedure.
Legal briefs.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8351891
ISBN 9780735585102 (pbk.)
0735585105 (pbk.)
9780735585119 (pbk. ; teacher's manual)
0735585113 (pbk. ; teacher's manual)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Appellate Jurisdiction and Standards of Review
  • Chapter 3. Before You Write
  • Chapter 4. Facing the Blank Page
  • Chapter 5. One Piece at a Time: Drafting the Argument
  • Chapter 6. Practice Pointers: Using Case Authority Effectively
  • Chapter 7. Seeing What You Have Written
  • Chapter 8. Following Format Rules
  • Chapter 9. Special Teams: Questions Presented, Statement of the Case, Summary of the Argument, Point Headings
  • Chapter 10. Six Degrees of Legal Writing: Making Your Document Reader-Friendly
  • Chapter 11. Exploiting Opportunities for Persuasion
  • Chapter 12. Polishing
  • Chapter 13. Oral Argument
  • Chapter 14. Moot Court Competitions
  • Appendix A. For Reference: Citation Form and Punctuation Information
  • Appendix B. United States Supreme Court Rules
  • Appendix C. Sample Briefs