By Jeffrey Hill
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 writtento clear and accessible language. The following are the main 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 throughtout with clear exampels and helpful hints on acquiring an essential new skill;
and bringing a truly vacation aspect of legal education to life, thus helping to enliven otherwise theoretical courses in the core aeras of the LLB/GDL.
This is a clear and student-friendly guide tomooting, an essential skill for students on an LLB, LPC, BVC and 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 intofor specific expert advice.
Part I: Introduction Issues
An introducton to Mooting
Knowlege 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 Legal Authorities
Analysis of online moot demonstrations
Part III: Miscellaneous Issues
The Provision of Feedbanck and How to Deal with it
Mooting in England and Wales
Further Reading and viewing and sources of information and inspiration