General Advocacy Bibliography

All resources are available in the Seattle University School of Law Library in the Reserves. To check on the availability of these titles, visit the Law Library website.

General Competitions

  • Barbara K. Bucholtz et al., The Little Black Book: A Do-It Yourself Guide for Law Student Competitions (2002).
    KF8918.B83.
  • Larry Teply, Law School Competitions in a Nutshell (2003).
    KF279.T46.

Appellate Advocacy and Brief Writing

  • Bryan A. Garner, The Winning Brief: 100 Tips for Persuasive Briefing in Trial and Appellate Courts (1999).
    KF251.G37.
  • Edward D. Re & Joseph R. Re, Brief Writing & Oral Argument, (8th ed. 1999).
    KF251.R4.
  • John T. Gaubatz & Taylor Mattis, The Moot Court Book: A Student Guide to Appellate Advocacy (3d ed. 1994).
    KF281.A2.G38.
  • UCLA Moot Court Honors Program, Handbook of Appellate Advocacy (3d ed. 1993).
    KF251.H36.

Trial Advocacy

  • Kennedy F. Hegland, Trial and Practice Skills in a Nutshell (3d ed. 2002).
    KF8915.Z9.H43.
  • Paul Bergman, Trial Advocacy in a Nutshell (3d ed. 1997).
    KF8915.Z9.B47.
  • Steven H. Goldberg, The First Trial: Where Do I Sit? What Do I Say? In a Nutshell (1982).
    KF8915.Z9.G59.
  • Thomas A. Mauet, Trial Techniques (6th ed. 2002).
    KF8915.M38.
  • Berger, Mitchell, and Clark, Trial Advocacy: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy (Aspen 2008)
  • Michell, John, Evidentiary Foundations (Imwinklereid)

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