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Appellate Advocacy Skills Bibliography

The following materials focus in whole or in part on successful strategies and techniques in the writing of appellate briefs and oral arguments at the appellate level. It includes both primary and secondary materials, in both print and electronic formats.

Print Sources

Aldisert, Ruggero J.
Winning on appeal : better briefs and oral argument, / Ruggero J. Aldisert
Notre Dame, Ind. : National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2003

2nd ed.
xxxi, 458 p. ; 25 cm. / NITA practical guide series
KF9050 .A935 2003

American Bar Association
Making the oral argument the view from the inside out, [videorecording (DVD)]
[Chicago, Ill.?] : American Bar Association, 2003
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + Study Guide (vii, 282 p. ; 28 cm.) / ABA VideoLaw seminars
KF8870 .M15 2003
 

Berry, Carole C.
Effective appellate advocacy : brief writing and oral argument, / Carole C. Berry

St. Paul, Minn. : Thomson/West, 2003
3rd ed.
xix, 477 p. ; 26 cm. / American casebook series

KF251 .B43 2003

Fontham, Michael R.
Persuasive written and oral advocacy in trial and appellate courts, / Michael R. Fontham, Michael Vitiello, David W. Miller
Austin, Tex. : Wolters Kluwer, 2007
2nd ed.
xxvii, 460 p. ; 25 cm.
KF251 .F658 2007

Miller, David W.
Practicing persuasive written and oral advocacy : case file I, / David W. Miller, Michael Vitiello, Michael R. Fontham
New York : Aspen Law & Business, 2002
x, 188 p. ; 26 cm. + teacher's manual.

KF250 .M55 2002

Murray, Michael D.
Adversarial legal writing and oral argument, / Michael D. Murray, Christy Hallam DeSanctis
New York : Foundation Press, 2006
xiv, 330 p. ; 26 cm.
KF250 .M88 2006

Parrish, Austen L.
Effective lawyering : a checklist approach to legal writing and oral argument, / Austen L. Parrish, Dennis T. Yokoyama
Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, 2007
xxiv, 155 p. ; 22 cm.
KF250 .P37 2007

Porter, Karen K.
Introduction to legal writing and oral advocacy, / Karen K. Porter ... [et al.]

New York, N.Y. : Matthew Bender & Co., 1989
xiv, 177, 30, 26, 14, 22, 66, 85 p. ; 25 cm. / Analysis and skills series
KF250 .P6 1989 (see Chapters 12-16)

Re, Edward Domenic
Brief writing & oral argument, / Edward D. Re and Joseph R. Re
Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Oceana Publications, 2005
9th ed.
xxiii, 334 p. ; 26 cm.
KF251 .R4 2005

Re, Edward Dominic
Brief writing and oral argument [videorecording], / Edward D. Re
Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Condyne/The Oceana Group, 1988
3 videocassettes (VHS) (113 min.) : sd, col. ; 1/2 in. / Videolex (TM) advocacy series / CONTENTS: Pt. 1. Writing of the document (31:50) -- Pt. 2. Trial and appellate briefs : opinion letters and memoranda of law (50:40) -- Pt. 3. Oral argument (30:20).
KF251 .R41 1988

Smith, Robert B.

The literate lawyer : legal writing and oral advocacy, / Robert B. Smith
Salem, N.H. : Butterworth Legal Publishers, 1991
2nd ed.
xii, 201 p. ; 23 cm.
KF250 .S63 1991 (see Chapters VI-VII)

Wrightsman, Lawrence S.
Oral arguments before the Supreme Court : an empirical approach, /  Lawrence S. Wrightsman
New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
xiii, 187 p. ; 25 cm.
KF8748 .W752 2008


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