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Mooting and Advocacy Skills

Mooting and Advocacy Skills
3rd Edition
Practice Area:  Academic Law, Legal Skills
ISBN:  9780414037519
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  18 Mar 2015
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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Mooting and Advocacy Skills is a complete guide to participating in and organising mooting competitions, preparing new law students for their first taste of advocacy. Logically structured in 3 parts – Preparing; Appearing; and Organising - this practical text:
  • Covers all aspects of mooting from constructing persuasive arguments to courtroom etiquette and answering questions from the judge
  • Includes worked examples and exercises to help build students' ability and illustrate common pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Provides 10 original moot problems covering 6 core subjects on the LLB
  • Appendices include rules and sample materials for running a moot.

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CONTENTS

  • Chapter 1 Introduction
PREPARING
  • Chapter 2 Moot problems
  • Chapter 3 Legal research
  • Chapter 4 Skeleton Arguments
  • Chapter 5 Speaking notes
  • Chapter 6 Authorities and bundles
  • Chapter 7 Practice
APPEARING
  • Chapter 8 Preliminaries
  • Chapter 9 Etiquette
  • Chapter 10 Oral submissions
  • Chapter 11 Judicial interventions
  • Chapter 12 Delivery
ORGANISING
  • Chapter 13 Organising moots
  • Chapter 14 Selecting and writing moot problems
  • Chapter 15 Original moot problems
APPENDICES
  • Appendix I: Specimen mooting competition rules
  • Appendix II: Specimen judge’s score sheet
  • Appendix III: Sample text for freshers’ fair brochure
  • Appendix IV: Sample text for judge’s guidance note

REVIEWS

“This is an excellent book for anyone who is considering participating in a Mooting Competition or contest, or wishes to learn about the skills needed for mooting.” Dr. Peter Jepson, Head of Department of Laws, Strodes College

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