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More and more judges are reading briefs on computer screens, rather than paper. While the basic principles of effective brief writing apply regardless of the manner in which the court consumes your brief, the electronic medium presents new opportunities to leverage both technology and the principles of document design and web usability to give your brief even more persuasive power.
These slides were put together by legal research and writing expert Lisa Solomon to show how to persuasively present information intended to be read on a screen in pdf format.
- How judges are reading briefs today
- Differences between screen-reading and paper-reading
- The F-pattern for reading web content
- Tips for writing for the 21st-Century legal reader
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