Originally published: New York : Prentice-Hall, 1950.
Part I. General principles -- Why advocacy? -- Methods of appellate courts in considering appeals -- Part II. Effective brief-writing -- Essentials of an effective appellate brief -- Hints on the process of brief-writing and research -- The finer points of brief-writing -- Part III. Arguing the appeal -- Essentials of an effective oral argument -- Suggestions for preparation for oral argument -- The finer points of oral argument -- The task - and the goal - of the advocate -- Part IV. Other issues -- Rehearings -- New counsel on appeal.