This morning I gave my semi-annual CLE presentation on appellate practice for the Louisiana State Bar Association’s “Bridging the Gap” seminar, a program designed for newly minted lawyers. For those attending, and for anyone else who may be interested, here is the stuff I promised to upload:
- My written materials (PDF)
- My slide presentation (PDF)
- A Writ in Time, 51 La. B.J. 338 (Feb./Mar. 2004): on making sure your application for a supervisory writ is timely.
- Immortal Forms: The Vampires of Legal Writing, For the Defense, January 2009, at 57: on why forms are the enemies of good briefwriting.
As lagniappe, here are links to two entertaining articles by Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Ninth Circuit: