Persuasive Writing and Advocacy

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Meeting Times

Day Time
THU 1:00 - 2:07 pm
FRI 10:30 - 11:37 am

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Paper

Description

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
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
Texas Rules of Form: The Greenbook 14th ed. (2018) *
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SCHOOL OF LAW
edition: 14
ISBN: 978-1-878674-10-4

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