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Habeas Petition Considerations When Representing Non-Citizens in Immigration Detention

Luis Campos and Wes Lewis of Haynes Boone discuss three main considerations in the petition for habeas in immigration cases.

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Legal Writing Tips

Tom Gilson provides tips and discusses common flubs in legal writing.

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Admission to the Southern District of Texas

Peyton Craig of Norton Rose Fulbright explains the steps involved in the admission process to the Southern District of Texas.

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Effectively Using Headings in Legal Writing

Learn how to use headings—to organize your briefs and sharpen your arguments.

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Tips for Conducting a Successful Direct Examination

This video will discuss the basics of direct examination and give tips and strategies for eliciting testimony from witnesses to build a strong case and preserve the best record in the event of an appeal.

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Appellate Oral Argument

Professor Tony Musto provides tips for making a successful oral argument.

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Making Your Pen Mightier than the Sword

Attorney Reed Willis provides tips and tools to improve your writing skills.

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Preservation of Error

Professor Tony Musto explains how to best use preservation of error in litigation.

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Resources for Representing Immigrant Children

Habeas Practice Advisory for Immigrant Children in Detention

The Children’s Rights Litigation Committee of the ABA Section of Litigation, with the pro bono assistance of DLA Piper, has prepared a practice advisory for lawyers representing immigrant children in detention. The advisory includes an overview of the legal framework, a Pleading Template, sample fact patterns, and additional materials.

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