Aspen Publishing

A Practical Guide to Appellate Advocacy, Sixth Edition

Mary Beth Beazley


  • ISBN: 9781543847543

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 9/15/22
    Copyright Year: 2022
    Pages: 432
    Connected eBook + Print Book: 9781543847543
    Connected eBook: 9781543857405
    eBook: 9781543846775

    Summary of Contents

    Chapter 1   Introduction                                                                       
    Chapter 2   Appellate Jurisdiction and Standards of Review                 
    Chapter 3   Before You Write                                                                 
    Chapter 4   Facing the Blank Page                                                          
    Chapter 5   One Piece at a Time: Drafting the Argument                      
    Chapter 6   Practice Pointers: Using Case Authority Effectively            
    Chapter 7   Making Statutory Arguments                                          
    Chapter 8   Professionalism: Following Format Rules                          
    Chapter 9   Special Teams: Issue Statements, Statement of the   Case, Summary of the Argument, Point Headings                                                                                         
    Chapter 10  Six Degrees of Legal Writing: Making Your Document Reader-Friendly and User-Friendly                                   
    Chapter 11  Exploiting Opportunities for Persuasion                    
    Chapter 12  Polishing                                                                        
    Chapter 13 Oral Argument                                                              
    Chapter 14 Moot Court Competitions                                           
    Appendix    Sample Briefs

  • Author Information

    Mary Beth Beazley

    Professor Mary Beth Beazley came to Ohio State in 1988 after serving as co-director of the Legal Research, Writing, and Reasoning Program at Vermont Law School and as a research and writing instructor at the University of Toledo. She teaches Writing and Analysis, Appellate Advocacy, and Advanced Legal Writing, and she has coached the National Moot Court Team for many years.

    Professor Beazley has authored a widely used textbook (A Practical Guide to Appellate Advocacy) and numerous articles, including &"Ballot Design as Fail-Safe: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Litigation.” She also has authored a chapter in the Carolina Academic Press publication The Law and Harry Potter.

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