A Law School Teacher’s Tips for Successful Oral Advocacy

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A Law School Teacher’s Tips for Successful Oral Advocacy

Advocacy is an art, not a science. Be the lawyer who wakes up judges, turns lawyers’ heads, and impresses clients.

There are a number of options that can engage you with the process without putting the rest of your life on hold.

Only about half of all eligible people ages 18-29 voted in the 2012 presidential election.

Amplify your participation in government without running for office.

On average, eighth-grade students continually demonstrate basic knowledge, the lowest level of achievement.

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition.

Participate in a plenary about the shooting and a discussion on race in America and how lawyers can build a more inclusive society.

We urgently need help from lawyers and legal leaders across the country.

A lawyer who actively supports the organized bar and seeks to strengthen the profession itself almost always winds up being a better lawyer.

I never envisioned a life in uniform. I wanted to be a lawyer.

Being an attorney and a military spouse should not be mutually exclusive.

There are many resources available to lawyers representing a military client.

Influence how the jury will view evidence from the start of the case.

Act as if your client is a naïf. If you do it well, even the most sophisticated client will be grateful and will not feel condescended to or insulted.

Some tips for your first trial, the one you'll remember and tell stories about for the rest of your life.

Many states prosecute minors engaged in sexting under general child pornography statutes.

Our freedom has to be reclaimed by each generation from forces that benefit from coerced silence.

Some tips to help you give yourself the best chance of success.


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