Trial Skills: look here for resources covering the trial process and techniques.
Oral Argument: look here for resources covering oral argument and public speaking skills.
Writing Legal Briefs: Look here for resources covering persuasive legal writing and effective brief writing.
Appellate Skills: Look here for resources covering the appellate process and techniques.
Advocacy Class Materials: Look here for required and recommended materials for the advocacy class.
Study Aids: look here for outlines, summaries and computer assisted legal instruction (CALI).
Introduction to Advocacy
This is a guide for learning and researching advocacy skills. The guide is designed to support students in the Advocacy class and anyone researching similar topics. It includes electronic and print resources.
Electronic resources include those available on Westlaw, LexisNexis, free and subscription databases, web pages and computer assisted instruction. Print resources include books, journals and other materials available from the Warren E. Burger Library.
If you would like further assistance contact one of the reference librarians.
Database Access Information
Some items in these guides are links to William Mitchell College of Law licensed database resources. These resources are available from all public computers in the library, as well as all computers signed into the WMCL network either through Ethernet or Wireless access.
Westlaw and LexisNexis are subscription services that require individual user accounts for access.