In this advanced lesson students will breakdown the style of questioning employed by Supreme Court justices to better understand the nature of legal oral arguments. Students will also learn how to frame and ask questions as a justice/judge for the purposes of a moot court simulation.
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- Lesson 8—Analyzing Oral Argument Questions (editable Word file)
- Lesson 8—Analyzing Oral Argument Questions (PDF)
This is lesson 8 of 10 in Street Law’s Classroom Guide to Moot Courts. Together, these lessons help set the stage for a successful moot court experience—from understanding the appellate process to granting cert to judicial opinion writing to evaluation tools.
You can access a .PDF of the full Classroom Guide and/or single lessons from the guide using the links below:
- Complete Classroom Guide to Moot Courts (2021 Edition)
- Lesson 1—The Court System: Which Court?
- Lesson 2—The Court System: Appellate Process
- Lesson 3—Deciding to Decide: Granting Cert
- Lesson 4—You Be the Justice
- Lesson 5—Deciphering Opinions
- Lesson 6—Applying Precedent
- Lesson 7—Judicial Opinion Writing
- Lesson 9—Moot Court: Court is Now in Session
- Lesson 10—Mini-moot Courts (Optional)
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