Barbara Williams_CJL3215_Unit 5_Homework

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Unformatted text preview: Unit 5 Homework Barbara Williams Legal Research and Writing II Professor Hicks Due Date: March 20, 2010 1. Briefly describe the three types of research documents submitted to a court. Memoranda of points and authorities, trial briefs and appellate briefs. 2. How do rules of court affect research documents? The rules of court cover things such as acceptable length, content requirements, citation format, and the number of copies required to be submitted. If the rules for form and format are not followed the court could refuse the document. 3. What is the difference between a table of contents and a table of authorities? A table of contents is a list of sections of a document and the page where they appear. A table of authorities is a list of primary and secondary authorities that are cited in a memorandum or brief; they also include the page numbers where the information is...
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Barbara Williams_CJL3215_Unit 5_Homework - Unit 5 Homework...

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