The Art of the Argument guides readers through the process of developing, defending and presenting a compelling argument. Primarily aimed at students who are about to undertake or participate in an international mooting competition, The Art of the Argument explains in a step-by-step process what to do when you first get the moot problem, how to begin researching the subject manner, the emotional highs and lows, why practice makes perfect, how to handle yourself at the competition, and most importantly to have fun.
Preface; Part I. Making the Most of a Moot: 1. Introduction; 2. You've made the team - what next?; 3. Being part of a team; 4. Building an argument; 5. Written documents; 6. Oral submission; 7. Practice moots; 8. The competition itself!; 9. After it's all over; Part II. References and Resources; Part III. International Moots; Index.