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Appellate and Legal Advice Division

The Appellate and Legal Advice Division is responsible for supervising the office's appeals in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The responsibilities of the Appellate Division include writing briefs and presenting arguments in the circuit court of appeal, assisting other AUSAs in drafting and editing briefs, and conducting moot courts and otherwise preparing AUSAs for oral arguments.

In addition, the Appellate Division is responsible for keeping AUSAs informed of changes and developments in the law, providing legal advice generally to Civil and Criminal Division AUSAs and to the United States Attorney, determining whether to file government appeals, reviewing district court filings on significant points of law, and participating in the formulation of policy.

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