Two Common Pitfalls in Responsive Briefing and How to Avoid Them
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Coming today to LitigationWorld: In a busy litigation practice, it's tempting to take shortcuts in a reply brief like mirroring the structure of the opponent's brief and parroting the opponent's arguments before making your counterargument. In this issue of LitigationWorld, lawyer and legal writing coach Kiko Korn uses the successful reply brief from the recent Supreme Court case Matal v. Tam to showcase two techniques that prevent these weak approaches. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week to learn if you can take on a client when the opposing party is a former client of yours.
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