Effective Appellate Advocacy: Tips from the Teams

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Ronald J. Rychlak

University of Mississippi, School of Law; Ave Maria Law School

Date Written: 1997


Professor Rychlak gives tips, wisdom, and advice about appellate arguments that he has learned during many years of coaching law school moot court teams. Some of the advice comes from judges and attorneys, and all of the information can help attorneys prepare better briefs and oral arguments for their clients.

Keywords: importance of oral arguments, brief statement of facts, statement of issues, body language, hand gestures, eye contact, voice, themes, answering questions, time management, rebuttal

Suggested Citation

Rychlak, Ronald J., Effective Appellate Advocacy: Tips from the Teams (1997). Mississippi Law Journal, Vol. 66, No. 3, Spring 1997. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1949508

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