• From Cover to Content: The 21st Century Tips For Apellate Briefing
  • October 2, 2017 | Author: Daniel Monnat
  • Law Firm: Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered - Wichita Office
  • Appellate briefs are about more than sound legal arguments, they are about sound writing, visually attractive presentation, and paying microscopic attention to every detail of the Court’s rules. We’ve all heard the adage, ‘don’t judge a book by its cover.’ But justices are human and the reality is that a visually attractive and well-packaged document is going to get a better, more thorough read than one that is presented in bad format, font or design. The way a brief looks has a subliminal effect on the person reading it, and it is a critically important effect.