9780890895122

The Little Black Book: A Do-It-Yourself Guide for Law School Competitions

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  • ISBN13:

    9780890895122

  • ISBN10:

    0890895120

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-03-01
  • Publisher: Carolina Academic Pr

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Table of Contents

Preface vii
About the Authors ix
Acknowledgments xi
Part I Appellate Advocacy Competitions
Writing the Brief
3(34)
The Role of the Brief
3(1)
Analysis of the Record, the Issue(s) and the ``Local Rules''
4(1)
The Research Process
5(4)
Analyzing the Problem; Applying the Applicable Rule of Law to the Relevant Facts of the Case; Developing Theories of the Case
9(2)
Drafting the Brief
11(26)
Examples of Briefs
37(22)
Scoring the Brief
37(2)
Excerpts from Sample Briefs
39(20)
The Oral Argument
59(26)
Preparing the Oral Argument
60(21)
Scoring the Oral Argument
81(4)
Part II Non-Brief Writing Competitions
Interviewing and Counseling Your Client
85(24)
The Consultation
87(17)
The Post-Consultation
104(1)
The Judge's Grading of the Consultation and Post-Consultation
104(5)
Negotiating for Your Client
109(16)
Preparing for the Negotiation
109(8)
Executing Your Plan at the Negotiation
117(4)
Self-Analysis
121(1)
The Judge's Grading of the Negotiation Session
122(3)
Mediating for Your Client
125(4)
Preparing for the Mediation
125(1)
The Mediation
126(1)
The Judges' Grading of the Mediation
127(2)
Afterword 129(2)
Index 131

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