Appellate Advocacy and Brief Writing:
Northwestern Universitys Oyez Project - U.S. Supreme Court Multimedia Database
Amicus Archive - JURIST: The Legal Education Network™ hosts an archive of amicus briefs filed by law professors in appellate cases. This site is provided by Professor Bernard J. Hibbitts, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Writing and Analysis in the Law - by Helene S. Shapo, Marilyn R. Walter, and Elizabeth Fajans
Clear & Effective Legal Writing - by Veda R. Charrow, et.al.
The Basics of Legal Writing - by Mary Barnard Ray
General Assistance - Recommended Websites:
Writing Help- A comprehensive legal writing assistance web site that lists help and resources available for a wide variety of topics. Provided by FedLaw.
The Securities and Exchange Commission - A link to download the SEC's guide to writing plain English, A Plain English Handbook: How to Create Clear SEC Disclosure Documents
Bartleby.com - "The most comprehensive reference publisher on the web, meeting the needs of students, educators, and the intellectually curious." This site provides links to many additional writing resources, including a wonderful book every student should own, The Elements of Style, by William Strunk, Jr.
On-line Reference Desk - This site bills itself as the "single best source of facts on the web," and it contains a vast collection of legal resources and law-related web site links.
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law's Plagiarism Handout - What it is and how to avoid it!
Law School Plagiarism v. Proper Attribution - A publication provided by The Legal Writing Institute that contains examples, exercises with an answer key, and hypotheticals for class discussion.