In this presentation Judge Brandon Gibson will discuss effective advocacy in the Appellate Court. Some of the practice pointers the Judge will discuss include: The Record, Your Brief, Oral Argument, E-filling, and Sealed Records.
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I enjoyed the discussion of written vs. oral argument and discussion of the importance and the Justice's take on Oral argument and effectiveness during oral argument.
Very informative. I learned several things.
Always informative to have a Court of Appeals judge giving insights into appellate practice
The Appeals Court, or at least Judge Gibson, encourages attorneys to extract important citations from the record and attach same (with clear citation to location in the record) as an appendix to the brief. I have thought of this, but frankly wondered (a) if it would be a confusing deviation from standard practice, and (b) if the Court would frown upon it.
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