Moot Court Workbook by Sue Painter-Thorne
|Title||Moot Court Workbook|
|Language||English, Spanish, and French|
The Moot Court Workbook offers an opportunity to participate a range of lawyerly skills, such as collaborating, scheduling, and managing stress, in addition to honing the skills of legal analysis, research, persuasive writing, and oral advocacy. This workbook enhances the educational and practical experience of moot court, including the development of professional identity, and offers basic information students need to perform well in Moot Court and to cultivate professional skills that will make them successful after graduation. Professors and students will benefit from: A focus on active learning—with annotated examples drawn from filed briefs and oral arguments, exercises, tip sheets, rubrics, and checklists—to engage students and to help them learn and retain core content. The authors' experience as professors who teach legal writing (including persuasive writing and oral argument), coach moot court teams, and judge moot court competitions. Clear organization and descriptive headings that ensure easy access to relevant topics Workbook topics that are designed to advance students’ understanding and use of persuasive advocacy skills without limitation to a particular competition problem. Examples and exercises (with suggested answers) that are drawn from a variety of subject areas.