Writing Up the Facts and Winning Big: Some Secrets of the Best Writers of Legal Submissions

13 Pages Posted: 4 May 2016

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David Stratas

Government of Canada - Federal Court of Appeal

Date Written: April 24, 2016

Abstract

In this article, an appellate judge offers practical tips on how to write persuasive legal submissions. He concentrates on writing up the facts of legal cases, a task advocates find most challenging. Yet it is worth mastering, as it often leads to success in cases.

Keywords: Legal writing, appellate courts, advocacy

JEL Classification: Legal writing

Suggested Citation

Stratas, David, Writing Up the Facts and Winning Big: Some Secrets of the Best Writers of Legal Submissions (April 24, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2769588

David Stratas (Contact Author)

Government of Canada - Federal Court of Appeal ( email )

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Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H9
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