Step 3.2 If arguing an appeal, identify specific 'Did' questions
If your problem involves appealing a decision, then you might want to brainstorm the following 'Did' questions. We cannot provide a complete list, so we have listed just some basic 'Did' questions to think about.153
Did the trial judge …
Table 45: Appellate 'Did' questions
153 Dennis Owens, 'Appellate Brief Writing in the Eighth Circuit' (2001) 57 (2) Journal of the Missouri Bar 75.