Tessa L. Dysart

Most appellate practitioners understand the necessary evil of citations, and some of us even enjoy parts of The Bluebook. On the other hand, I have concerns about Bluebook cost, frequent Bluebook revisions seemingly for the sake of revising, and allegations…
Continue Reading In Praise of the Second Edition of The Indigo Book: A Manual of Legal Citation

In the most recent ABA Journal, Chris Arledge discusses how well storytelling can assist in many aspects of trial practice. See Making Your Case: Storytelling Problems and Solutions, 104 ABA Journal 16-17 (Aug./Sept. 2022). Arledge’s interesting article on applying the…
Continue Reading Storytelling for Appellate Writing: A Few Tips on Using the Theory of the Case