Appellate Advocacy III

 

 

Reading Assignments

 

All reading assignments refer to Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges by Atonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner (S&G) or Selected Materials on Appellate Advocacy (SMAA), which is posted on the website. 

 

Class

Subject Matter

Pages

1/25

Introduction, Research strategy, thinking thematically and the beginning of argument development 

None

2/1

Advanced Statutory and Legislative Research, from research to argument construction

SMAA 1-2

S&G 41-55

 

2/8

Brief Writing I

S&G 69-72.

2/19

Brief Writing II

S&G 8-38, 80-89,  107-136; SMAA 2-end. Assignment TBD

2/26

Brief Writing III

S&G 59-67, 89-91, Assignment TBD

3/8

Brief Writing IV S&G 92-101, Assignment TBD

TBD

Oral Argument I

Optional: S&G 139-206

TBD

Oral Argument II