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9 Mar, 2018

Proofraed You’re Suprme Court Breif!

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Gressman on Supreme Court Practice – often referred to as the “Bible” on Supreme Court practice – details all matters of the Court, from how to (literally) pass through the Court’s guarded entrance to how to persuade the Court to invoke original jurisdiction.

On the importance of proofreading and finalization, Gressman provides:
Many brief writers do not […]

27 Apr, 2017

For Want of a Comma

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“For want of a comma, we have this case.” This is the opening sentence to a recent opinion from the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.  In O’Connor v. Oakhurst Dairy, No. 16-1901 (1st Cir. 2017), the First Circuit ruled on whether a missing Oxford comma in an overtime exemption statute entitles […]

23 Feb, 2017

How Good Is Your Legal Proofreading?

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At Cockle Legal Briefs, we offer the most thorough and complete legal proofreading in the industry. We do not simply review the draft for rule compliance, or assign a single reader to quickly scan the draft for obvious errors. Our teams of two readers examine every line, word, and character to find any possible problem […]

29 Dec, 2016

Staff Spotlight: Sherry Fletcher

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Cockle Legal Briefs employs attorneys, paralegals, typesetters, printers, accountants, and salesmen to produce about 1,300 Supreme Court briefs a year and files documents in every Federal court of appeals in the country.  Whatever they do, whatever position they fill, Cockle people share a passion for helping their clients.  Meet some of the people who work […]

5 Jul, 2016

Finalization and Proofreading in the Supreme Court

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Gressman on Supreme Court Practice – often referred to as the “Bible” on Supreme Court practice – details all matters of the Court, from how to (literally) pass through the Court’s guarded entrance to how to persuade the Court to invoke original jurisdiction.

On the importance of proofreading and finalization, Gressman provides:

Many brief writers do not […]

24 Mar, 2015

How Good Is Your Proofreading?

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At Cockle Legal Briefs, we offer the most thorough and complete proofreading in the industry. We don’t just review the draft for rule compliance or assign a single reader to quickly scan the draft for obvious errors. Our teams of two readers examine every line, word, and character to find any possible problem with the […]

24 Jul, 2014

What Does It Take to Be a Supreme Court Brief Proofreader?

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While journalists get away with writing just the first rough draft of history, United States Supreme Court litigants prepare briefs hoping to shape the final word. Polishing that draft requires the help of an experienced Supreme Court brief printer, and the professional proofreaders who check every word and punctuation mark to make sure the finished […]

15 Jul, 2014

12 Questions You Should Ask Your Supreme Court Brief Printer

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Filing a U.S. Supreme Court brief is a consuming task. By its very nature, Supreme Court litigation will make demands on your talents, your time, and your budget. When you choose a brief printer, you are taking on a kind of partner who will be closely involved with your life all the way through the […]

8 Jul, 2014

Proofreading: 3 Reasons You Need It for Your Next Supreme Court Brief

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Last year, the building across the street from Cockle Legal Briefs underwent a major renovation. They threw up a big chain-link fence around the site, and hung out a sign that read:

Our proofreaders took it hard. Some began a heated debate; one faction insisting that the intent of the sign-maker is clear and trespassers are […]