How to Moot: A Student Guide to Mooting

Overview

How to Moot is essential reading for student mooters at all levels. Written by lecturers with many years' experience of supporting students and judging at internal and national mooting competitions, you can be sure that this book contains everything you need to know about preparing for and participating in moots, plus numerous tips to help you stand out from the crowd.

The book is written in a uniquely user-friendly style: it is divided into 100 Q&As and structured in short,...

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Overview

How to Moot is essential reading for student mooters at all levels. Written by lecturers with many years' experience of supporting students and judging at internal and national mooting competitions, you can be sure that this book contains everything you need to know about preparing for and participating in moots, plus numerous tips to help you stand out from the crowd.

The book is written in a uniquely user-friendly style: it is divided into 100 Q&As and structured in short, accessible chapters, so you can find what you need quickly and easily. Chapter summaries allow you to check you have covered the key points in each area, and diagrams clearly set out the procedural aspects of mooting. There are example moot problems and an entire transcript of a moot, so you can see exactly what happens at each stage.

Online Resource Centre

An Online Resource Centre accompanies the book, providing video clips of mooting, additional moot problems, usful web links, and details of inter-university mooting competitions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199571673
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 8/23/2010
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Gary Watt is a Reader and Associate Professor in Law at the University of Warwick. He is an experienced author, writing a number of textbooks in the area of equity and trusts law. He was awarded the Law Teacher of the Year prize for 2009, in recognition of his excellence in teaching.
John Snape is an Associate Professor in Law at the University of Warwick. He has published in the areas of property law and tax law.

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Table of Contents

1 Preliminary
1. The nature and attraction of mooting
2. Participants and the parts they play
2 Preparation
3. Producing a persuasive presentation
4. Choice and use of authorities
3 Performance
5. Performance - the basics
6. Professional practice
7. Style
8. Judge and judgment
4 Principles and practice
9. Authorities - advanced considerations
10. Competitions

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