Federal Appellate Practice And Procedure In A Nutshell

Author: Gregory A. Castanias
Editor: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314153074
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The nutshell provides a comprehensive overview of federal appellate practice and procedure. It focuses both on the federal courts of appeals and on the US Supreme Court. Federal circuit court topics include, among others, preservation of error, the final judgment rule and its exceptions, the notice of appeal, parties to the appeal, relief pending appeal, standards and scope of review, briefing and oral argument, alternative dispute resolution, entry of judgment, and rehearing en banc. Supreme Court topics include, among others, jurisdiction over federal cases, jurisdiction over state cases, the certiorari process, original jurisdiction, briefing and oral argument, and the role of the Solicitor General.

A Primer On The Jurisdiction Of The U S Courts Of Appeals

Author: Thomas E. Baker
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Advanced Appellate Advocacy

Author: Susan E. Provenzano
Editor: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454876042
Size: 13,26 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Advanced Appellate Advocacy is a mastery textbook, designed to bridge students from second and third semester writing courses to appellate simulations and clinics that involve substantial writing projects. Because it offers a robust appellate education, conveying the creativity, strategy, and sophistication behind real appeals, the text can also serve as a handbook for new lawyers entering appellate practice. This textbook is a first-of-its kind collaboration among authors with decades of appellate practice and clinical and legal writing teaching among them. The author team includes Carter Phillips, one of the most highly rated Supreme Court advocates of our time. Advanced Appellate Advocacy also uses charts, diagrams, and reflection questions to engage readers, and practice pointers based on the authors' interviews with appellate specialists and their own practice experiences are sprinkled throughout the chapters. The text is enriched by an on-line companion that houses all of the text's exercises, additional briefs and working documents, and interviews with prominent appellate practitioners. Features: Organized to track the progress of an appeal, the text offers students explicit process-based guidance linked to each phase Going Beyond IRAC, the text teaches more flexible, sophisticated writing approaches, illustrating them with models from expert appellate briefs Includes charts, diagrams, examples, and reflection questions

Appellate Advocacy In A Nutshell

Author: Alan D. Hornstein
Editor: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314223784
Size: 16,88 MB
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Effective Advocacy: in General; Theme; Structure; Appellate Process: Overview, Review Standards, Record, Jurisdiction. Multi-Judge Panels; Levels of Review: State Intermediate Courts, State Courts of Last Retort, Federal Courts of Appeals, Supreme Court; Taxonomy of Cases: Importance of Classification, Procedure; Criminal, Contracts, Torts, Administrative, Statutory, Constitutional; Arguments: In General, Fact; Doctrine, Policy; Process, Institutional; The Brief: Formalities, Petitioner, Respondent, Reply Briefs, Amicus, Questions Presented, Front Matter, Point Headings, Statement of Facts, Summary of Argument, Footnotes; Oral Argument: Preparation, Formalities, Style, First Petitioner, Second Petitioner, First Respondent, Second Respondent, Rebuttal, Authority, Hot and Cold Benches, Questions, Concluding; A Way of Working: Planning the Oral Argument, Learning From Experience, Planning, Performing and Reviewing Recursively (The Brief); Integrity of Argument.

Immigration Law And Procedure In A Nutshell

Author: David S. Weissbrodt
Editor: West Publishing Company
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History of U.S. Immigration Law and Policy; Source and Scope of the Federal Power to Regulate Immigration and Naturalization; Administrative Structure of Immigration Law; Congressional Role in the Immigration Process; Immigrant Visas; Nonimmigrant Visas; Nonimmigrant Visas for Students; Removal; Inadmissibility; Refugees and Asylum; International Law Issues Related to Immigration; Citizenship (Including Naturalization); Rights of Aliens in the United States; Criminal Aspects of Immigration; Ethical Dimensions of Immigration Practice.

Cases And Materials On Appellate Practice And Procedure

Author: Robert J. Martineau
Editor: West Academic
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Finding The Answers To Legal Questions Second Edition

Author: Virginia M. Tucker
Editor: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838915698
Size: 18,88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Whether for self-representation, to be an informed consumer of legal services, or to learn the U.S. legal system, more people than ever are using the library to obtain legal information and legal research advice. The new edition of Finding the Answers to Legal Questions is a comprehensive guide to help librarians confidently assist users in finding the legal information they need. Newly revised and updated, this timely, clearly organized, and easy-to-use resource is packed with guidance to help librarians answer questions that span the gamut of the law. An ideal book for practicing librarians looking to better serve users' legal needs, as well as for students preparing for careers as librarians, it provides an overview of fundamental legal information, including the basic structure of the U.S. legal system and primary law;how-to instructions for finding primary law in print sources, free websites, and pay-for-view databases;information on how to evaluate the trustworthiness of online and print resources;tips for conducting a legal reference interview;guidance for handling common legal questions, such as lawsuits, family law, landlord-tenant disputes, wills and estate planning, debt, bankruptcy, employment, and criminal law; andadvice on how to build a basic legal reference collection. This book will help librarians connect users to the most accurate, up-to-date legal information.

Aba Journal

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The ABA Journal serves the legal profession. Qualified recipients are lawyers and judges, law students, law librarians and associate members of the American Bar Association.

Jurisdiction In A Nutshell State And Federal

Author: Albert Armin Ehrenzweig
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How To Win Appeal Manual Fourth Edition

Author: Ralph Adam Fine
Editor: Juris Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1578233976
Size: 20,10 MB
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Ralph Adam Fine, a Judge on the Wisconsin Court of Appeals since 1988, reveals how appellate judges, all over the country in state and federal courts, really decide cases, and how you can use that knowledge to win your appeal. In this lucid, step-by-step manual, Judge Fine explains and demonstrates how to write effective and persuasive briefs that will get the appellate judges to want you to win. The How-To-Win Appeal Manual - Fourth Edition will give you a judge's-eye-view of the appellate process: what works and why, what destroys effective advocacy, and how you can better represent your clients on appeal. You cannot afford to take or defend another appeal before you read The How-To-Win Appeal Manual! For the fourth edition, all of the chapters have been revised and updated. Content Highlights: How Judges Decide Cases (and Why That is Important To You)Too Many Cases - What the Heavy Appellate Caseloads Mean to You (and How You Can Get Your Briefs Noticed)The BriefHow to Give the Judges the Tools to Decide Your WayThe Keys to Writing an Effective and Persuasive BriefBe Honest and ForthrightHow to Make the Bad Facts Work for YouHow to Write a Powerful and Persuasive "Question Presented"How to Pick Your Best Issues (and Why This is Crucial)How to Write a Powerful and Persuasive "Statement of Facts" That Will Make the Court Want You to WinHow to Write a Powerful and Persuasive "Summary of Argument"How to Make the Statutes Relevant to Your Case Work For YouHow to Write a Forceful and Persuasive "Argument"How to Make the "Statement of the Case" ClearThe Real Role of the "Conclusion"How the Appendix Can Help You WinWhy You Should Always File a Reply Brief If You are the Appellant (and How to Use it to Nail Down Your Win)The Secrets of a Winning Oral Argument"Standards of Review" Dangers and Opportunities: How to Make Them Tools for VictoryHow to Avoid the "Black Hole of Waiver"Why the Typical Appellate Brief is Suicidal (and What you can do to Avoid Common but Deadly Traps)How to Use Unpublished DecisionsAdvocacy in the Real World: A Step-by-Step Analysis of Briefs in Two Real Cases ( A Civil Appeal and a Criminal Appeal)Learn What Appellate Judges Like and What They HatePractice Analyzing Issues to Come up with Winning ThemesPractice Honing-in on Your Most Powerful Points (and How to Avoid the Traps that Snare Other Lawyers)Practice Crafting a Winning, Powerful Brief That Judges Will Love to Read