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  1. HTML Version Zipped WordPerfect Text Version Amicus curiae brief of Jon Roland in Session v. Perry, the Texas redistricting case, January 20, 2005.
  2. HTML Version Text Version A Guide to Civil Rights Liability under 42 U.S.C. § 1983: An Overview of Supreme Court and Eleventh Circuit Precedent, Ian D. Forsythe — Brief on law up to 1998.
  3. HTML Version Text Version Right of Defense Against Unlawful Arrest — You have the right to resist.
  4. HTML Version Text Version Right to Counsel of Choice — You have the right to counsel by anyone, not just licensed attorneys.
  5. HTML Version Text Version Right to Self-representation, by Paul Grant — You have the right to represent yourself.
  6. HTML Version Text Version Private Criminal Prosecutions — Provides cites for recent cases involving use of private criminal prosecutors.
  7. HTML Version Text Version Federal Jurisdiction— by Larry Becraft.
  8. HTML Version Text Version Uncertainties of the Income Tax — by Larry Becraft. You might be able to use this in your tax case. Also see the following letters that you might use as a model.
    1. HTML Version Text Version Letter 1
    2. HTML Version Text Version Letter 2
  9. HTML Version Adobe PDF Historical Test: The Judicial Standard Emerging from Colonial Political and Religious History to be Applied to Constitutional Challenges Based on the Religion Clauses of the First Amendment, by Tayra de la Caridad Antolick © May 2002
  10. HTML Version or Menu Text Version Appeal Brief in Matson v. Thomas, John Valentine (1720) — Oldest known legal brief in British North America, got precedent that British colonists in North America had inherited the rights of Englishmen, laying the foundation for the American War of Independence.
  11.  Text Version Jeremiah S. Black, Argument in Behalf of Lambdin P. Milligan, in Ex parte Milligan, 1866. Masterpiece of legal argument in a critical case by the attorney for Milligan.

Also see Law Libraries for briefs associated with pleadings and organized by constitutional right.

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Maintained: Jon Roland of the Constitution Society
Original date: 1999/9/8 —