A Practical Guide to Mooting

A Practical Guide to Mooting

By: Jeffrey Hill (author)Paperback

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This is the essential student-friendly guide to mooting for all those coming to law for the first time and needing to build confidence in this important skill. It is written in clear and accessible language. Following are the features: clear and concise, but taking into account the variety of mooting practice both as a method of assessment and as a competitive activity; based on practical experience, thus providing an expert guide to the subject; supported throughout with clear examples and helpful hints on acquiring an essential new skill; and, bringing a truly vocation aspect of legal education to life, thus helping to enliven otherwise theoretical courses in the core areas of the llb/GDL.This is a clear and student-friendly guide to mooting, an essential skill for students on an LLB, LPC, BVC or GDL course, which will help to engender confidence in constructing legal arguments and presenting them effectively. It is written in manageable sections so the book can be read easily, or dipped into for specific expert advice.

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JEFFREY HILL is Senior Lecturer in Law at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK where he teaches Criminal Law and Mooting.


Part I: Introductory Issues An Introduction to Mooting Knowledge of Key Aspects of the Legal System Part II: The Assessment of Moots: What are the judges looking for? Style and Presentation Structure and Content of Legal Argument Responding to your Opponent's Submissions Dealing With the Judges in a Moot Use of Authorities Analysis of R v Owen Owens Part III: Miscellaneous Issues The Provision of Feedback and How to Deal with it Written Moots/Skeleton Arguments International Mooting Competitions Further Reading

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/06/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780230220683
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780230220683
  • weight: 385
  • ISBN10: 0230220681

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