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Oral Advocacy Bibliography

The following video tapes are available from the Law Library Koren/AV Center, 5th Floor.


Advocacy and the Art of Storytelling.

National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

KF 8915 .A725 1990

Relates techniques of storytelling for trial lawyers.


Appellate Advocacy Series.

National Institute for Trial Advocacy. 1981, (VHS) plus manual, 122 min. KF 9050 .A945 1981

  • Tape 1: Purposes, Preparation, Introduction
  • Tape 2: Argument
  • Tape 3: Rebuttal, Problems, Court Conference

Desmond Moot Court Competition: Finals.

Uncataloged 95-130 to 95-145

  • 1992: 1 VHS 1 hr.
  • 1990: 1 VHS 1 hr.
  • 1987: 2 VHS 1 hr.
  • 1985: 1 VHS 1 hr.
  • 1982: 2 U-matic 1 hr.
  • 1981: 2 U-matic 1 hr.
  • 1980: 2 U-matic 1 hr.

**Earlier Competitions Are Also Available**


Making the Oral Argument: the View from the Inside Out.

American Bar Association.
KF 8870 .M35 1996

Dramatization of oral arguments in a particular case, followed by discussion.


Mugel Moot Court Tax Competition: Finals.

Uncataloged 95-150 to 95-168

  • 1985: 2 U-matic 1 hr.
  • 1984: 2 U-matic 1 hr.
  • 1982: 2 U-matic 1 hr.
  • 1981: 2 U-matic 1 hr.
  • 1979: 1 VHS/1 U-matic 1 hr.

Oral Argument Simulation.

1980, 1 copy available (U-matic), 60 min.
KF 8870 .O73 1980

Gaglione and Gressens from Saperston and Day argue before David Kochery, Judge. Briefs from the case upon which this simulation is based are included.


Persuasion in the Courtroom: A Seminar on Criminal Law.

Erie County Bar Association, February 28, 1981. Audiocassettes, 135 min.
KFN 6100 .S46 1981

Oral and written advocacy are discussed with 1981 emphasis on task of persuading judges.


Plain Talk From the Bench.

8 audio cassettes, 135 min.
KF 8915 .P53 1980

Features Judge Harry Nusbaum and Louis Haimoff and represents all jurisdictions in New York state.


Three Appeals.

1980, (U-matic), 60 min.
KFN 5960 .T47 1980

Actual film footage of arguments from three cases in the New York Court of Appeals illustrate different styles of advocacy.


Tips on Oral Argument

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1979, (U-matic), 60 min.
KF 8870 .B87 1979

Mike Buskus, now a U.B. Law School alumnus, reviews important details often overlooked during oral arguments.

See Also: Trial Advocacy Video Bibliography