3 Keys To Winning Your Next Oral Argument

Law360 (July 14, 2021, 5:41 PM EDT) -- Former Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist was quoted in a 1986 Iowa Law Review article as saying:

You could write hundreds of pages of briefs, and you are still never absolutely sure the judge is focused on exactly what you want him [or her] to focus on .... [but at] oral argument, you ... have an opportunity to engage or get into the judge's mental process.[1] Just last month, the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in NCAA v. Alston[2] was a 9-0 result for the plaintiffs. How did they achieve such a devastating victory? Was it their attorneys' brief writing? Of course,...

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