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Title How to please the court : a moot court handbook / edited by Paul I. Weizer
Published New York : P. Lang, [2004]


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Description vi, 190 pages ; 23 cm
Series Teaching texts in law and politics, 1083-3447 ; v. 37
Teaching texts in law and politics ; v. 37
Contents Ch. 1. Moot court : commitment and rewards / Lewis Ringel and Charles Knerr -- Ch. 2. Understanding legal research / Kimi King -- Ch. 3. The basics of oral argument / Kimi King -- Ch. 4. From opening to closing : ten keys to success and other helpful tips / Lewis Ringel -- Ch. 5. Moving beyond the classroom : the moot court tournament / Charles Knerr and Andrew Sommerman -- Ch. 6. Conclusion : life after moot court / William Schreckhise -- App. 1. Important legal terms / Lewis Ringel -- App. 2. Major electronic publishers / Kimi King -- App. 3. LexisNexis Shepard's citations and Westlaw's keycite citations / Kimi King -- App. 4. Common boolean terms and connectors / Kimi King -- App. 5. Internet legal resources / Kimi King -- App. 6. How to brief a case / Kimi King -- App. 7. Sample case brief - Griswald v. Connecticut / Kimi King -- App. 8. Quick checklist for oral argument / Kimi King -- App. 9. Things someone should have told you (but probably didn't) / Kimi King
App. 10. Sample moot court cases / Paul Weizer and Lewis Ringel
Summary "Designed for anyone who has an interest in using moot court simulations as an educational exercise, How to Please the Court brings together prominent moot court faculty who share their collective years of experience in building a successful moot court program. Touching on all aspects of the moot court experience, this book guides the reader through conducting legal research, the structure of an oral argument, the tournament experience, and the successes and rewards of competition."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Mock trials -- United States.
Moot courts -- United States.
Author Weizer, Paul I., 1966-
LC no. 2004003843
ISBN 0820469491 (paperback: alk. paper)
Other Titles Please the court