Persuasive Wrtg and Advocacy

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Meeting Times

Day Time Location
TUE 9:00 - 10:07 am ONLINE
FRI 10:30 - 11:37 am ONLINE

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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.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

A Practical Guide to Appellate Advocacy *
Beazley, Mary Beth
Wolters Kluwer , edition: 5
ISBN: 978-1-4548-9634-0
The Five Types of Legal Argument *
Huhn, Wilson
Carolina Academic Press , edition: 3
ISBN: 978-1-61163-588-1
The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style (optional)
Garner, Bryan
West , edition: 4
ISBN: 978-1-64242-100-2


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Important Class Changes

Date Updated
06/18/2021 Meeting times changed