1. Read NEUMANN, Ch. 23, “Developing a Persuasive Theory,” pp. 231-243, including the Exercise “Escape from Prison?” (Developing a Theory), pp. 240-243.
2. Read “Shelley v. Kraemer: Original Petitioner’s Brief SCOTUS” and “Shelley v. Kraemer: Original Respondent’s Brief” [POSTED ON D2L COURSE WEBSITE UNDER “CONTENT/SHELLEY FILE].
3.Write a 2-3 page evaluation of each brief (6 pages, max.!), drawing specifically from the questions
outlined on NEUMANN, p. 232, e.g.:
-What was the goal in writing the brief?
-What was the strategy for achieving that goal?
-What other strategies might have been considered?
-Why do you think the brief writers felt theirs was the best strategy for achieving their ultimate goal?
-Did the brief writers do all the things necessary to execute the strategy they chose?