An updated "classic," Writing Better Briefs continues to offer lawyers a straightforward guide to improving their written advocacy skills. This book will help every lawyer to write better. The author has distilled his experience as a successful advocate into common-sense directions that good legal writers will begin using at once. He gives specific examples on how to be brief but complete; how to find your case's turning point; and how to tailor your document to your reader.
Summary of Contents:
Briefs of All Kinds
Briefs to Trial Courts
Don'ts for Supreme Court Briefs
Legalese-to-English Translation Table