"This Article discusses the principles of a successful oral argument and offers strategies for success in a moot court competition . . . [and] explains how to appeal to the majority of judges by providing step-by-step instruction to winning the oral round, beginning when the moot court problem is released and finishing post-oral argument."
"This Article is targeted at oral argument novices. It discusses how you, as a beginner to appellate oral argument, may effectively prepare and deliver an argument, particularly if you are giving this argument as part of your law school's legal research and writing course or as a competitor in a moot court competition."
"[I]n addition to knowing how to write persuasive briefs, good lawyers must also know how to present a persuasive argument.
This article offers a number of guidelines to teach lawyers how to craft such arguments and provides several “do's” and “don'ts” to help lawyers along the way, from preparation through argument itself."
"This guide is an attempt at consolidating what I have read in books about mooting, what I have been told by advocates and what I have learned through participating in mooting. I hope that it provides you with helpful advice and a starting point on becoming a better mooter and a better advocate."
Through an arrangement with the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, this collection offers digital access to the records, briefs, and related organizational materials from the 1st to the most recent (1950-current) annual National Moot Court Competitions.
The Jessup Compendium is designed to enhance a law student's or practitioner's ability to grasp the practical side of the field of international law by presenting arguments in hypothetical Jessup Competition Problems. The Compendium also serves as a kind of permanent record of the year's Jessup Competition. This compilation includes the Problem, the Judges' Bench Memorandum, the Official Rules, the United States Supplement to the Official Rules, a List of Competing Schools, Results, and Best Memorials of the [year's] Jessup Competition.
"This quick reference guide shows you where to find expert advice on writing an effective appellate brief and developing a successful oral argument, how to search for the legal authority you need to support your contentions, and how to expand and update your research."
"This quick reference guide shows how you can use Westlaw to find expert advice on writing an effective appellate brief, how to search for the legal authority you need to support your argument, how to expand and update your research, and how to study and learn from the online library of briefs written by other
"This user guide describes how to use Drafting Assistant and includes instructions on how to use Flags & Links, WestCheck, Cite Formatting, Templates and Sample Documents, and TOA Builder, Deal Proof, and Locate Precedent."
What is the law review? -- Should you be on law review? -- Methods of getting onto the law review -- An overview of the write-on competition -- Preparing for the write-on competition -- Writing your submission paper -- The editing exercise -- The personal statement
"Part of a law teacher's job is advising students who want to write publishable articles. Unfortunately, I've seen little written material that can aid us in this task. The following article, written for a student audience (originally my own advisees and members of various UCLA law journals), aims to remedy this lack."
"I wrote this article to explain in simple fashion some rules, conventions, and shortcuts I have learned over the years as a legal writer. I explain the various steps one ought to consider in writing a law review article, the types and genres of such articles, and a few tips having to do with submission and marketing of one's work."
"While the substance of your Note and the balance of the four aforementioned elements that comprise it are the most important aspects of producing a Note worthy of publication, there are a few hints and “dirty tricks” that I as a former member of a Note Publication Selection Committee can offer."
An overview of ProQuest RefWorks, a web-based citation-management program, available to all UA students, faculty, staff, and alumni that allows users to save citations, organize and share research, and create bibliographies.
Get published and win rewards. As a Law Student Division member, you are eligible to participate in ABA law student writing competitions sponsored by ABA specialty groups. Some writing competitions even offer monetary awards and publishing credit.