Yogi Berra’s Tips for Appellate Advocacy

On this first workday after the big blizzard, what could be more appropriate than an article from a legal publication from Buffalo, NY, a place where they really know big snowfalls?  This piece is from the Buffalo Law Journal, and it adapts some of the wisdom of that well-known legal philosopher (a New Jersey citizen if not a New Jersey lawyer), Yogi Berra, to the practice of appellate law.  Some of the lessons are deja vu all over again, but enjoy and pay heed.