The Factum: Tips and Strategies


The importance of the factum in an appeal cannot be understated. This paper provides factum-writing tips and strategies for the Court of Appeal. It discusses best practices and requirements for structuring a factum, and provides style strategies for drafting a well-written and compelling factum. Factum excerpts are included as writing examples.

This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Appellate Advocacy program in Calgary on October 12, 2018 and in Edmonton on November 2, 2018.

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