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The purpose provides resources that can assist law students develop their written and oral advocacy skills.
Written advocacy requires the use of a persuasive writing style rather than an objective writing style used in legal memoranda or opinion letters. Persuasively written legal documents are designed to persuade the reader, usually a judge, to agree with the position being put forward on behalf of the writer's client.
Oral advocacy involves all aspects of courtroom activities, whether at the trial court or appellate court levels.