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John Marshall Law School

2012

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Right To Counsel Denied: Confusing The Roles Of Lawyers And Guardians, 43 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 833 (2012), Alberto Bernabe Jan 2012

Right To Counsel Denied: Confusing The Roles Of Lawyers And Guardians, 43 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 833 (2012), Alberto Bernabe

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Law And The Argumentative Theory, 90 Or. L. Rev. 837 (2012), Timothy P. O'Neill Jan 2012

Law And The Argumentative Theory, 90 Or. L. Rev. 837 (2012), Timothy P. O'Neill

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Like many law professors, I have coached my share of moot court teams. As you probably know, in most competitions students either choose or are assigned one side of the case to brief. But for the oral argument segment of the competition, students must argue both sides of the case, “on-brief” and “off-brief,” often in alternate rounds.

At the end of a competition, with their heads still swimming with arguments and counterarguments, students will sometimes ask, “OK, so can you tell us which is the correct side?” I always say, “Of course I can. . . . The correct side is always the ...