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LCR is part of the overall University of Calgary re-entry strategy. We are working to restore some essential services as quickly as possible in a way that is safe for you - our users- and our staff and in the context of the overall campus re-entry plan. We will continue to offer our suite of online services and will also be expanding access to online books and resources. Virtual service hours today: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Physical locations remain closed. You can return your books to the exterior book drop on the East side of the TFDL. More information on the Covid 19 page.

LAW Written and Oral Advocacy

This guide provides resources for law students in drafting persuasive legal documents and preparing for moot trials or oral advocacy exercises.


The purpose provides resources that can assist law students develop their written and oral advocacy skills. 

Written Advocacy

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

Oral advocacy involves all aspects of courtroom activities, whether at the trial court or appellate court levels.

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Bennett Jones Law Library
2nd Floor, Murray Fraser Hall
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4

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