By Libby Yin Goodknight, Krieg DeVault LLP
Bryan Garner recently published an interesting article on how using checklists can improve your brief writing. Regardless of what your own process for brief writing may be, Bryan’s approach emphasizes some tasks that are universally important when preparing a brief, including serial editing to correct errors, tighten arguments, and punch up wording; verifying facts and record cites; fact-checking case citations; and correlating point headings in the argument with your issue statements. Bryan’s article can be found here.
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