February 15, 2013
- 170B Federal Courts
- 170BVIII Courts of Appeals
- 170BVIII(H) Briefs
- 170Bk714 k. Specification of Errors; Points and Arguments.
It is not enough merely to mention a possible argument in a brief in the most skeletal way, leaving the court to do counsel’s work, create the ossature for the argument, and put flesh on its bones.
Alejandro-Martinez v. Ortiz-Vazquez, 485 Fed.Appx. 441 (1st Cir. 2012)
Suggested by Barbara Bozonie, Principal Attorney Editor, Thomson Reuters Westlaw™