October 07, 2011

Moot Court: Selected Books

RICHARD K. NEUMANN, JR., SHEILA SIMON. LEGAL WRITING. New York, NY: Aspen Publishers, 2011.
Law Class Reserve KF250 .N484 2011

JOHN KORZEN. MAKE YOUR ARGUMENT: SUCCEEDING IN MOOT COURT AND MOCK TRIAL. New York: Kaplan, 2010.
Law Stacks KF281.A2 K67 2010

EMIR ALY CROWNE-MOHAMMED, MOHAMED R. HASHIM. THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO MOOTING : A HANDBOOK FOR LAW STUDENTS. Toronto, Irwin Law, 2010.(Canadian)
OhioLINK

JOHN SNAPE and GARY WATT. HOW TO MOOT: A STUDENT GUIDE TO MOOTING. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
OhioLINK

CHRISTOPHER KEE. THE ART OF ARGUMENT: A GUIDE TO MOOTING. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Law Stacks K2251 .K44 2006

MICHAEL D. MURRAY and CHRISTY HALLAM DESANCTIS. ADVANCED LEGAL WRITING AND ORAL ADVOCACY: TRIALS, APPEALS, AND MOOT COURT. New York: Foundation Press : Thomson Reuters, 2009.
Law Stacks KF250 .M875 2009

ANTONIN SCALIA & BRYAN A. GARNER. MAKING YOUR CASE: THE ART OF PERSUADING JUDGES. St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, 2008.
Law Stacks KF8870 .S28 2008

Michael R. Fontham, MICHAEL VITIELLO, DAVID W. MILLER. Persuasive Written and Oral Advocacy in Trial and Appellate Courts. New York, NY: Aspen Publishers, 2007.
Law Stacks KF251 .F658 2007

PAUL I. WEIZER, ed. HOW TO PLEASE THE COURT: A MOOT COURT HANDBOOK. New York: P. Lang, 2004.
OhioLINK

LARRY L. TEPLY. LAW SCHOOL COMPETITIONS IN A NUTSHELL. St. Paul, MN, Thomson/West, 2003.
Law Reserve (1st Floor) KF281.A2T46 2003

BARBARA K. BUCHOLTZ, MARTIN A. FREY, MELISSA L. TATUM. THE LITTLE BLACK BOOK: A DO-IT-YOURSELF GUIDE FOR LAW STUDENT COMPETITIONS. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2002.
Law Stacks KF8918 .B83 2002

February 22, 2011

Law in the Movies (SAGES)

LexisNexis Academic (OhioLINK research database)

US Legal
1. Federal & State Cases (primary sources)
2. Shepard's® Citations (finding tool; very valuable – make sure case is still “good law” and find related cases and secondary sources))
3. Landmark Cases
4. Supreme Court Briefs
5. Federal Statutes, Codes & Regulations (primary sources)
6. State Statutes, Codes & Regulations (primary sources)
7. Law Reviews (secondary sources – writing ABOUT the law; not the law itself)
8. Legal Reference

Legal Collection (OhioLINK research database) (Index to multidisciplinary articles about the law) (compare to legal indexes (ILP/LRI)
IT'S MY BODY, ISN'T IT? CHILDREN, MEDICAL TREATMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS.
Authors: BRYANT, DIANA
Source: Monash University Law Review, 2009, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p193-211; , 19p
Subject Terms:
CHILDREN'S rights
CONSENT (Law)
MEDICAL care
MY Sister's Keeper (Book)
MY Sister's Keeper (Film)
Abstract: The article presents a speech by judge Diana Bryant, delivered at The Costello Lecture, July 23, 2009, in which she discussed the right of children and young people to consent medical treatment, moral issues in doing whatever it takes to save a child's life as depicted in the book and movie "My Sister's Keeper," and the conflict of such right.
ISSN: 0311-3140

HeinOnline
- free sources of government information
- Academic law reviews (large backfile)
- Specialized databases


Google Scholar

- Access to many federal and states cases (with”# of time cited” information)
- Access to law reviews via HeinOnline (if accessing with VPN or a direct connection to the CWRU network)

OhioLINK: catalog, Electronic Journal Center, and Research databases

Research Guides (via the internet)
- Kent Law (updated Jan. 12, 2011)
- Washington Law (good author, but a little dated (2007)

April 02, 2010

ALR - international

ICJ Statute (Article 38, Sources of International Law)

ICJ Cases

U.N. Charter

United Nations Treaty Collection

United Nations Law Collection (including U.N.T.S.) via HeinOnline

U.S. State Dept. Treaties in Force, 2009

ICTY, ICTR, SL, Cambodia, Lebanon, ICC (Rome Statute

ALR presentation - foreign

JuriGlobe

GlobaLex (NYU Law)

Yale Law: Foreign Law By Country

Foreign Law Guide

CIA World Factbook

(LOC) Global Legal Information Network, Global Legal Monitor, and Country Profiles/Studies

CWRU Law Intranet: Electronic Research Resources: Oceana Online Constitutions of the Contries of the World, etc.

November 09, 2009

Gov Docs with International Aspects

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November 05, 2009

Godort PowerPoint (cwru 2009)

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June 09, 2009

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