Appellate Advocacy Resources


U.S. Supreme Court Rules

These are the Rules of the Supreme Court of the United States as revised on January 11, 1999. The amended Rules became effective May 3, 1999, as provided in Rule 48. For previous revisions of the Rules of the Supreme Court see 346 U.S. 949, 388 U.S. 931, 398 U.S. 1013, 445 U.S. 985, 493 U.S. 1099, 515 U.S. 1197, and 519 U.S. 1161.

Rules of the Supreme Court  (PDF, 435K)

Appellate Advocacy Workshop PowerPoint Presentations

Presentation on Writing the Appellate Brief

Presentation on the Oral Argument

Sample Brief for Myerowitz Competition

Sample Appellate Brief


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