Persuasive Writing and Advocacy

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MON 2:15 - 3:22 pm TNH 2.123
WED 9:10 - 10:17 am TNH 2.124

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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
The Five Types of Legal Argument (optional)
Huhn, Wilson Ray
Carolina Academic Press , edition: 4
ISBN: 978-1-5310-2441-3
Lta Law 280t Huhn Five Types Of Legal Argument 4e *
Wilson Huhn
Carolina Academic Press , edition: 4
ISBN: 978-1-5310-2442-0
A Practical Guide to Appellate Advocacy (optional)
Beazley, Mary Beth
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. , edition: 6
ISBN: 978-1-5438-4754-3
Lta Law 280t Beazley Practical Guide To Appellate Advocacy 6e *
Mary Beth Beazley
Aspen Publishing , edition: 6
ISBN: 978-1-5438-5740-5
The Greenbook: Texas Rules Of Form 15e *
Texas Law
Texas Law Review , edition: 15
ISBN: 978-1-878674-11-1


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