Persuasive Wrtg and Advocacy

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Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON 10:00 - 11:07 am TNH 2.137
THU 12:45 - 1:52 pm TNH 2.137

Evaluation Method

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Paper

Description

This course will be taught in person but with the option of remote participation via Zoom.  Please note that this course might become online-only in the event that actual in-person attendance during the semester consistently falls below a threshold to be determined in the exercise of reasonable discretion by the instructor and the Student Affairs Office.

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 )

The Bluebook : A Uniform System of Citation *
Harvard Law Review Association
ISBN: 978-0-578-66615-0
Fine Points for Legal Writing *
SCHIESS
Amazon
ISBN: 978-1-09-680871-8
An Advocate Persuades *
Rocklin, Robert B., Rocklin, Joan M., Rocklin, Joan Malmud, Patrick, Sandy, and Coughlin, Christine
Carolina Academic Press
ISBN: 978-1-61163-150-0
Texas Rules of Form: The Greenbook 14th ed. (2018) *
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SCHOOL OF LAW
edition: 14
ISBN: 978-1-878674-10-4

Instructors

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