PRACTICE POINTS

Some Thoughts on the Differences between Appellate and Trial Advocacy

Author: The Honourable Mr. Justice William F. Ehrcke of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Vancouver
 

In this paper, The Honourable Mr. Justice William F. Ehrcke of the Supreme Court of British Columbia discusses four important differences between trial and appellate advocacy as well as two practical considerations that face any trial lawyer considering an appeal: (a) should I take an appeal at all, and (b) if so, should I do the appeal or should it be done by other counsel?

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