You're drafting a brief in D. Del., and you're not sure what it's supposed to look like. You're in luck! The local rules tell you exactly what sections you need to include in an opening or answering brief (see LR 7.1.3(c)(1) for more detail):
- Two tables (a table of contents and a table of authorities).
- "A statement of the nature and stage of the proceedings."
- "A summary of argument, setting forth in separately numbered paragraphs the legal propositions upon which the party relies."
- "A concise statement of facts, with supporting references to the record, presenting the background of the questions at issue."
- "An argument" with "appropriate headings distinctly setting forth separate points."
- "A short …