Another angle on Judge Kozinski’s aversion to block quotes:
2) Question: I have an appeal that will likely be heard by Judge Alex Kozinski on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. We have some bad facts in our case. How can I best downplay this information?
Answer: Just put your bad facts in block quotes in your appellate brief. Judge Kozinski does not read block quotes.
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