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2022 Spring

MOOT COURT - LEG206 Spring 2022

Olga Slipetska
For information about registration please contact our admissions.


Here is the course outline:

1. Syllabus

Feb 11, In person

Course code: LEG 206 Semester and year: Spring 2022 Day and time: Fridays 8:15-11:00 Instructor: Olga Slipetska Instructor contact: Meeting: Room 2.06 and MS Teams

2. Compromis

Apr 27, Online and in person

Compromis for this semester

3. Introduction

Feb 11, In person

Class Information, Discussion of Class Expectations and Syllabus; In-Class Mini Moot practice

4. Preparation

Feb 18, In person

Preparing for a moot court, working methodology, background information on legal research and writing, structure of the case

5. Substantive Law

Mar 4, In person

Background class on applicable substantive law (to be determined in accordance with the topic of the moot court compromis)

6. Research strategies

Mar 11, In person

Developing research strategies, identifying sources, organization

7. Art of Oral Arguments

Mar 18, In person

Variations of argumentation, understanding nuances of oral arguments, court etiquette

8. Substantive Law Workshop

Mar 25, In person

Workshop on selected topics of procedure and substantive law

9. Organization and Oral Arguments Practice

Apr 8, In person

Teamwork and team coordination, oral argument preparation

10. Workshop on Writing Skills & Memorial Organization

Apr 15, In person

Preparing the correct Memorial form and legal citations

11. Organization and Oral Arguments Practice

Apr 22, In person

Teamwork and team coordination, oral argument preparation

12. Written Memorial

Apr 29 12am .. 2:45am, In person

Workshop on the Memorials; in-class review and discussion of submitted memorial drafts, trouble-shooting writings, format, citation

13. Preparation for written submission: Q&A brainstorming session

Apr 11, In person and online

We will use this session to prepare for written submission. It's Q&A and brainstorming session where you will have a chance to answer all you your questions.

14. Moot Court Competition – Saturday

May 7, In person

Moot Court Competition

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