The Art of the Argument guides readers through the process of developing, defending and presenting a compelling argument. Primarily aimed at students who are about to undertake or participate in an international mooting competition, The Art of the Argument explains in a step-by-step process what to do when you first get the moot problem, how to begin researching the subject manner, the emotional highs and lows, why practice makes perfect, how to handle yourself at the competition, and most importantly to have fun.
Gives a step-by-step outline of all the processes involved in mooting. By the provision of sample moots and examples of all phases of the moot, from research to the final critique, it provides both students and supervisors with models and guidelines for establishing a successful mooting program. Authors from Bond University.
This text aims to provide positive and practical guidance at every stage of the mooting exercise with hints and tips on how to research legal points, marshal arguments and present them clearly and confidently. Short chapters deal with each of the 100 questions students are most likely to ask.
The ideal introduction to legal argument for new law students and competitive mooters Guiding you through the process of legal argument, this book will teach you all you need to know about how to research and structure your moot, the use of legal authority, honing your presentation skills and addressing the court. To show you how it's done, Hammond provides a worked example applying the two-stage method to creating a legal argument in a moot court. Competitive mooters will find details of internal, national and international competitions and guidelines for event judges and clerks.
Contains access to The Magazine of International Law Students Association, ASILS International Law Journal, ILSA Journal of International Law, ILSA Journal of International and Comarative Law, ILSA Quarterly and other items.