Persuasive Writing & Advocacy

Introduction to advocacy in court. Focuses on legal research, writing mechanics, persuasive legal analysis, and oral argument before courts. Persuasive Writing and Advocacy and Legal Research & Legal Writing may not both be counted.


Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Monday, Tuesday 2:15 - 3:22 pm TNH 3.124
Exam Type Date Time Alpha Range Room

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Not Allowed


  • The Bluebook - Harvard Law Review
      Harvard Law Review, edition: 20th
      ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7   (required)
  • Texas Rules of Form - Texas Law Review
      Texas Law Review, edition: 12th
      ISBN: 1878674-08-0   (required)
  • Researching the Law - Sloan, Amy
      Wolters Kluwer, edition: 2nd
      ISBN: 978-4548-8649-5   (required)
  • An Advocate Persuades - Rocklin
      Carolina Academic Press
      ISBN: 9781611631500   (required)
  • The Redbook - Garner
      West, edition: 3rd
      ISBN: 978-0314289018   (optional)