Appendix FProf. Robin A. Boyle St. John's University School of Law
Law School Quiz
LAW QUIZWork independently, with a partner, or in small groups, using your assigned texts to
answer the following questions:
Point Headings, Persuasive Writing, Adverse Cases, and Citations
|A. ||Point Headings|
|1. ||What is a point heading?|
|2. ||Where should point headings be located in the brief?|
|3. ||What is the purpose of point headings?|
|4. ||Do you move from general to specific headings or vice versa?|
|5. ||Suppose you had a major heading, two subheadings, and three lesser subheadings. Which one would you put in:|
|a. ||All capital letters, no underlining;|
|b. ||No capital letters, with underlining;|
|c. ||No capital letters, no underlining.|
|6. ||What should your point headings contain?|
|a. ||If you have only major headings, and no subheadings, what goes into the
|b. ||If you have major and minor headings, what goes into each?|
|B. ||Skim manual chapter, Ten Tips for Writing a Persuasive Brief. Then, close the
manual. How many brief writing tips can you provide below and on the back of
|C. ||Adverse Cases|
|1. ||When do you need to cite an adverse case?|
|2. ||Where do you place adverse cases in the argument section of your brief?|
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Book title: Practical Approaches to Using Learning Styles in Higher Education.
Contributors: Rita Dunn - Editor, Shirley A. Griggs - Editor.
Publisher: Bergin & Garvey.
Place of publication: Westport, CT.
Publication year: 2000.
Page number: 235.
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