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Moot Court

Resources for participants in moot court competitions

Moot Court

The Seattle University Moot Court Board facilitates several competitions at the law school every year. This guide provides resources related to mooting, brief writing and oral advocacy that might be helpful to students in all competitions.

Research Strategies

When researching the substantive issue for the competition problem, you'll always want to consult secondary sources. These can help you understand the issue, guide you through its historical evolution, and locate interpretive administrative materials, empirical evidence, and non-legal sources that can help you build your arguments.

The Externship & Summer Jobs: Guide to Legal Research includes general research strategies and contains extensive suggestions for locating secondary sources.

For more specific recommendations, you can quickly identify major treatises in particular subject areas by using the Georgetown Treatise finder.


Moot Court Resources