Persuasive Wrtg and Advocacy

IMPORTANT
Read the course description below to learn how this course will be taught.

Class Unique: 28795

This course will be taught entirely online via Zoom.

This course covers persuasive legal writing and oral argument before an appellate panel.  All students will complete a series of assignments designed to help you learn to write an appellate brief.  All students will write a complete appellate brief and make two oral arguments.  The course also covers other practical legal skills.


Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Tuesday 9:00 - 10:07 am ONLINE
Friday 10:30 - 11:37 am ONLINE
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Paper

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Not Allowed

Textbooks

  • The Bluebook : A Uniform System of Citation
      Harvard Law Review Association
      ISBN: 978-0-578-66615-0   (required)
  • A Practical Guide to Appellate Advocacy - Beazley, Mary Beth
      Wolters Kluwer , edition: 5
      ISBN: 978-1-4548-9634-0   (required)
  • The Five Types of Legal Argument - Huhn, Wilson
      Carolina Academic Press , edition: 3
      ISBN: 978-1-61163-588-1   (required)
  • Texas Rules of Form: The Greenbook 14th ed. (2018) - UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SCHOOL OF LAW
      edition: 14
      ISBN: 978-1-878674-10-4   (required)
  • Manual on Usage and Style 15th - Texas Law Review
      Texas Law Review , edition: 15
      ISBN: 978-1-878674-59-3   (optional)