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Briefs, Oral Arguments and Other Court Documents Research Guide

This guide collects sources for briefs, oral argument transcripts, dockets, and other documents from state and federal appellate and supreme courts.


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Brief-Writing & Oral Advocacy Guides

Court rules govern court procedures. Different courts will have different specific requirements on how and when briefs are written and submitted. It is important to check the rules of the court you are writing the brief for. For a research guide on court rules, check Federal Court Rules (Georgetown Law Library). Below is a list of guides on brief-writing and oral advocacy.