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The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process

Legal Profession

1999

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Rules Of Appellate Advocacy: An Australian Perspective, Michael Kirby Jul 1999

Rules Of Appellate Advocacy: An Australian Perspective, Michael Kirby

The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process

A justice of Australia's highest court gives advice to appellate advocates. The essay begins with an overview of Australia’s judicial structure. The discussion then focuses on ten rules for appellate advocacy.


From Webster To Word-Processing: The Ascendance Of The Appellate Brief, William H. Rehnquist Jan 1999

From Webster To Word-Processing: The Ascendance Of The Appellate Brief, William H. Rehnquist

The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process

Chief Justice William Rehnquist analyzed the evolution of Supreme Court advocacy. The discussion begins with the initial preference for oral arguments and the influence of nineteenth century Supreme Court advocate Daniel Webster. The discussion then turns to the Court’s shift from more attention to oral argument to written briefs.