The Classic in the Field for Over Forty Years! From one of the foremost advocates of our time & Chief Justice Emeritus of the U.S. Court of International Trade, & Distinguished Professor of Law at St. John's University, Edward D. Re provides lawyers & law students alike with expert guidance on the art of advocacy. From the all important brief concise, comprehensive & effectively written, to the delivery of powerful oral arguments, there is an artful approach to stating & reaching a desired outcome. Ensure that your brief will be read & that your oral arguments will be heard in any court with help from this benchmark work. Includes Changes & Recent Developments in Statutes, Rules & Case Law. This new edition of a classic how-to book on brief writing & oral argument skills is highly praised by many notable advocates. Based on the expertise gained by its authors & their distinguished colleagues, this easy-to-follow text includes: Legal Writing . Opinion Letters & Claim or Demand Letters . Trial & Post-Trial Briefs, & Memoranda of Law . Appellate Brief Writing . Oral Argument . Legal Citator Chief Judge Re writes with the rich experience of a trial judge of 20 years who, sitting by designation on the various U.S. Courts of Appeal, has also heard countless appeals & oral arguments. The authors' evaluation of authority, analysis of cases, legal reasoning & legal research is particularly useful in any law-related career.Re, Edward D. is the author of 'Brief Writing and Oral Argument', published 1993 under ISBN 9780379204254 and ISBN 0379204258.