Illustrated Brief

"Pistol Whipping a Priest"
A classic from Tufte’s “Envisioning Information” book (p.31) demonstrating the power of a simple table. It details the previous convictions of government witnesses in a mob case. Full credit to Attorneys Bruce Cutler and Susan G. Kellman.
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Pistol Whipping a Priest
A classic from Tufte’s “Envisioning Information” book (p.31) demonstrating the power of a simple table. It details the previous convictions of government witnesses in a mob case. Full credit to Attorneys Bruce Cutler and Susan G. Kellman.

1 week ago

Appellate Consultant

Another use of cartoons by a court ...

Logical Fallacies
Not the greatest graphic, but super interesting topic.
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Logical Fallacies
Not the greatest graphic, but super interesting topic.

Dr. Evil comparison
A fantastic use of photos to support an argument. (I encourage you to find the entire ACLU motion––its very funny).
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Dr. Evil comparison
A fantastic use of photos to support an argument. (I encourage you to find the entire ACLU motion––its very funny).

a complex criminal network explained with a comic ...

a complex criminal network explained with a comic

A nice chart from then-attorney (now Judge) Joseph Ditkoff detailing the amount of restitution owed. ...

A nice chart from then-attorney (now Judge) Joseph Ditkoff detailing the amount of restitution owed.

A simple table replaces what would have been a confusing couple of sentences. ...

A simple table replaces what would have been a confusing couple of sentences.

Sometime a chart––much better than plain text––can highlight the similarities (or differences if that’s what you want to do) between a case and controlling precedent. ...

Sometime a chart––much better than plain text––can highlight the similarities (or differences if that’s what you want to do) between a case and controlling precedent.

1 month ago

Appellate Consultant

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1 month ago

Appellate Consultant

Pictures > Words, Part 2

Another couple of pages from an opinion by Judge Richard Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
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Pictures > Words, Part 2

Another couple of pages from an opinion by Judge Richard Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.Image attachment
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