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Books Florida Appellate Practice
Florida Appellate Practice and Advocacy Seventh Edition by Revised and updated one volume treatise on Florida civil appellate practice. Includes chapters on jurisdiction, preservation of issues, appeal mechanics, original proceedings, brief writing, oral argument, attorney's fees, professional responsibility, and disposition of appeals.
Call Number: KFF555.E45 2015
Publication Date: 2015-06-01
Florida appellate practice by Effective appellate advocacy / Honorable Jorge Labarga -- Professional responsibility of appellate advocates / Raymon T. Elligett, Jr. -- Jurisdiction and review / Craig J. Trocino -- Supreme Court procedures and practices / Steven L. Brannock and Sarah Pellengarg -- Internal organization of the District Courts of Appeal / Jon S. Wheeler [and four others] -- Appellate standards of review / Harvey J. Sepler -- Civil appeals / Siobhan Helene Shea -- Administrative appeals / Stephen C. Emmanuel -- Criminal appeals and juvenile delinquency appeals / Michael Ufferman and Glen P. Gifford -- Overview of extraordinary writs / Siobhan Helene Shea -- Writ of certiorari in Florida / Valeria Hendricks -- Mandamus / Angela C. Flowers -- Prohibition / Tracy Raffles Gunn -- Quo Warranto / Nancy Wear -- Habeas corpus / Stuart C. Markman and Katherine Earle Yanes -- Orders subject to review / Matthew J. Conigliaro -- Stays / Julissa Rodriguez [and three others] -- The record on appeal / John G. Crabtree and Nancy Wear -- Preparation of briefs / Dorothy F. Easley -- Amicus briefs / Dorothy F. Easley -- Attorneys' fees / Tracy Raffles Gunn -- Motion practice / Valeria Hendricks and Jay Walter Thomas -- Oral argument / Honorable Steven D. Merryday -- Disposition of case after appeal / Susan W. Fox -- Indexes.
Call Number: KFF555.F45 2017
Publication Date: 2017
Advanced appellate practice & certification review by Overview of appellate certification examination specifications / Christopher V. Carlyle (p. 1.1-1.8) -- Florida civil appellate practice: parts I and II / Steven L. Brannock (p. 2.1-2.98) -- Administrative appeals / Katherine E. Giddings (p. 3.1-3.22) -- Writs / Celene H. Humphries (p. 4.1-4.31) -- Florida criminal appeals / Paul Morris (p. 5.1-5.46) -- Federal appellate practice: parts I and II / Bryan S. Gowdy (p. 6.1-6.142) -- Significant recent appellate practice decisions / Matthew J. Conigliaro (p. 7.1-7.23).
Call Number: KFF584.Z9A385 2016
Publication Date: 2016
Checklist for Appellant Briefs in Florida
Chapter 6 includes a checklist for Appellate Briefs and General Petitions in the District Courts of Appeal.
Brief Writing and Oral Advocacy
Legal Writing Style by Legal Writing Style promotes the art of good writing by teaching students and practitioners the tools to make their prose clear, precise, simple, and forceful. With examples of what works and what doesn't, this short but comprehensive treatise provides an invaluable resource for recasting writing for maximum impact and ultimate success.
Call Number: KF250.W4 2018
Publication Date: 2018-03-28
Legal Writing and Analysis in a Nutshell by This book provides a ten-step guide to clear, precise, and effective legal writing and analysis for both law students and experienced lawyers. It gives the keys to writing legal memoranda and briefs, organizing analysis, crafting clear and concise sentences, using legal language accurately, using grammar and punctuation properly, writing persuasively using classical rhetorical techniques. The book describes a method for analyzing and improving individual writing style includes a sample analysis. It also includes new material on using plain English and new legal documents to illustrate effective writing techniques.
Call Number: KF250.B34 2017
Publication Date: 2017-02-17
The Complete Legal Writer by The Complete Legal Writer lives up to its name, providing everything legal research and writing professors and students need in a textbook, including citation literacy, research skills, writing process, a wide range of legal documents, and more. Using the cutting-edge Genre Discovery Approach, this book teaches students to guide themselves through the process of writing unfamiliar legal document types and thereby prepares students to write independently in upper-level classes and the workplace.
To aid in teaching Genre Discovery, the authors provide three exacting samples of each document type covered in the book, a rhetorical analysis of each document type, and specific questions to guide students as they study the samples. The Complete Legal Writer covers document types that are traditionally taught in the first year, such as office memos and appellate briefs, as well as document types taught in upper-level and non-traditional first-year curricula, including trial briefs, demand letters, and employer blog posts.
Furthermore, this book covers an essential skill for all legal writing classes: giving and receiving feedback. In addition to explaining how to give feedback to and receive feedback from peers, an important skill given the rise of peer-feedback practices in the LRW classroom, The Complete Legal Writer also covers how to receive and implement feedback from professors and workplace supervisors in order to improve both a particular document and future documents.
Call Number: KF250.C46 2016
Publication Date: 2016-01-06
Legal Drafting in a Nutshell by Legal Drafting in a Nutshell, 4th Edition, provides guidance on producing transactional documents, contracts, instruments, legislation, and regulations that solve existing problems and prevent future problems. The book provides both a large scale, macro overview of the drafting process as well as small scale, micro focused discussion of the mechanics of legal documents at the sentence, word, and punctuation level. For this fourth edition, each chapter has been extensively updated to incorporate the current and developing perspectives regarding subjects like plain English, legal typography, and document preparation in the 21st century. This is especially the case in the sections of the text dealing with contracts and instruments, although it is true throughout the text. Legal drafting is as much a thought process as a writing process; clear thinking leads to clear drafting. This book is a guide for clear, structured thinking about drafting in order to provide readers with a structured process to follow when assembling useful legal documents.
Call Number: KF250.H33 2016
Publication Date: 2016-10-06
Eleventh circuit appellate practice institute by Eleventh Circuit technicalities: how to comply with the new expanded record excerpts, electronic filing, and other requirements / Steven E. Butler, Bryan S. Gowdy, Chet Kaufman. Moderator: Leland H. Kynes (p. 1.1-1.45) -- Writing effective briefs to the Eleventh Circuit / Charles R. Wilson, Adalberto Jordan, Joyce White Vance, Barry A. Ragsdale. Moderator: Ramona C. Albin (p. 2.1)(checklist) -- What the clerk's office wants you to know / John Ley (3.1-3.5) -- Tips for presenting oral argument before the Eleventh Circuit / Stanley Marcus, William H. Pryor, Jr., David P. Rhodes. Moderator: Amy Levin Weil (p. 4.1-4.8) -- Live Eleventh Circuit Oral Argument 'Aguiar v. Natbony' (subject: sanctions in $1.1 billion case) / Advocates: Miguel A. Estrada, Laurie Webb Daniel (5.1-5.59)(reprints of appellant opening brief, appellees brief, response brief and reply brief) -- United States Supreme Court update / Michael R. Dreeben, Catherine Stetson (p. 6.1-6.20) -- Making the most of mediation / Joe N. Unger, Beth Greenfield-Mandler (p. 7.1-7.13) -- Navigating class action appeals / Joseph H. Lang, Jr., Raoul G. Cantero (p. 8.1-8.7).
Call Number: KFF555.E54 2013
Publication Date: c2013
Writing and Analysis in the Law by A standard-setter in American legal education, Writing and Analysis in the Law provides a guide to legal writing, focusing on the importance of clear organization in written communications. Developed as a textbook for a first-year law school course, and is successful in courses for foreign LLM students, the book introduces law students to analyzing and writing about legal authority in cases and statutes. It discusses the structure and persuasive techniques of effective argumentation. The book makes effective use of high-quality and illustrative examples and writing exercises. It also includes access to helpful PowerPoint slides for use in the classroom and class preparation. Lucid, compact, and up-to-date, this work consistently draws acclaim in law schools across the country. The sixth edition has been streamlined and designed to be reader friendly: it uses white space, bullet points, tabulation, and headings that chunk information to enable student to grasp information efficiently.
Call Number: KF250.S5 2013
Publication Date: 2013-05-07
Federal Appellate Practice by Introduction / Philip Allen Lacovara -- Preserving issues for appeal / Lauren R. Goldman -- Appeal jurisdiction / Richard M. Dow., Jr., James C. Schroeder -- Motions / Michele L. Odorizzi, Andrew Tauber -- Discretionary interlocutory appeals and mandamus / Andrew H. Schapiro -- Review of administrative agency decisions / David M. Gossett, Erika Z. Jones, Adam C. Sloane-- The record on appeal and the appendix / Joel D. Bertocchi -- Effective brief writing / Miriam R. Nemetz, Evan M. Tager -- The opening brief / Jeffrey W. Sarles, Andrew L. Frey -- The response brief / Demetrios G. Metropoulous -- The reply brief / Donald M. Falk -- Amicus curiae briefs / Dan Himmelfarb, Andrew J. Pincus -- Oral argument / Andrew L. Frey, Eileen Penner -- Rehearing / Charles A. Rothfeld -- Costs and attorneys' fees / Jeremy J. Gaston -- Criminal appeals / James E. Barz, Andrew A. Schapiro -- The federal circuit / Donald M. Falk, Sharon A. Israel, Claudia Wilson Frost -- Considering Supreme Court review / Timothy S. Bishop, Kenneth S. Geller, J. Brett Busby-- Appendix[es]. A. Overview of federal rules of appellate procedure ; B. Overview of circuit court (local) rules ; C. Federal rules of appellate practice.
Call Number: KF9050.F43 2008
Publication Date: 2008-11-01
Just Briefs, Second Edition by This text retains the strengths that made it so successful in its first edition: - helps students understand the features unique to brief writing and how to apply them in practice - includes helpful examples of trial and appellate briefs - provides unique coverage of brief writing by itself, for students who need extra help and guidance, or for instructors who want to add extra coverage of this area to their current legal writing text - features the straightforward, step-by-step writing style that has made the Legal Writing Handbook so successful - offers a Teacher's Manual that includes sample syllabi, class plans, and new handouts and suggested brief problems - the Author Website contains materials on effective teaching, sample class plans, PowerPoint slides, and suggested problems - professors who adopt Just Briefs can use the online diagnostic exam Now in its Second Edition, this companion text offers additional great features: - it is now more useful to students competing in moot court competitions because moot court competitions tend to examine federal issues that require federal law, the authors have updated the chapter on drafting appellate briefs, focusing on writing a brief for a federal court rather than a state court - a Practice Pointers feature provides students with useful real world advice
Call Number: KF251.O18 2008
Publication Date: 2008-02-13
Effective Appellate Advocacy by Text is designed to be helpful particularly to lawyers inexperienced in appellate advocacy. The analysis begins with an overview of appellate procedure and then examines the concept of persuasion. Explores the constructs of solid brief writing and oral argument, and provides exercises in preparing a persuasive document as well as an effective and convincing oral argument. Coverage includes: the decision to appeal, technicalities of the appeal, a primer on persuasion, preparation and writing the opening brief, appellee and reply briefs, preliminary considerations before argument, preparation for and presentation of the oral argument, post-argument memoranda, and briefs and petitions for rehearing.
Call Number: KF251.B43 2003
Publication Date: 2005-11-09
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