Today Adams and Reese partner Mark Surprenant and I have the privilege and pleasure of presenting a one-hour class on preserving issues for appeal, as part of the Louisiana Justice Community Conference. For seminar participants, and other Louisiana lawyers interested in the topic, here are PDF copies of:
If you view the PowerPoint presentation, you'll see several slide about sandbagging. There is a story behind my fixation on that word, which I will tell one day on The (New) Legal Writer. For today, suffice to say that sandbagging is a legal term of art, well understood by legal writers such as Bryan Garner (editor of Black's Law Dictionary) and Supreme Court Justices Scalia, Stevens, and O'Connor.