Lawctopus Law School presents its first open and free webinar on ‘Understanding Oral Argumentation and Court Mannerisms in Moots’ to help young law students learn more about the skills they require to have a successful oral round while mooting, on the 8th of June.
About Lawctopus Law School
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About the Webinar
It is said that understanding the art of mooting is the first step towards a successful career in law.
Being a mooter sets you apart from other law students and helps you build on your analytical, research, and communication skills. Mooting also instills confidence and leadership skills in students and is regarded highly by recruiters.
The oral round of a moot court competition is a student’s first experience of presenting his/her/their case before a judge.
From referring to the judges in an appropriate manner all the way to making quality arguments, an oral round can either make or break your case. The idea behind this webinar is to help law students understand the nuances of oral argumentation and court mannerisms to do better in all future moots.
Opening statement and the flow/structure of arguments
Referring and responding to the Judges and opposition
Arguendo and rebuttals
Body language, respectfulness, and voice modulation
Differences in approaching national moots and international moots
Differences between actual courts of law and moot courts
Adapting to the virtual environment
Lawctopus Law School’s Moot COURSE (& Competition)
Who Should Attend?
If you are a law student or a legal educator, or someone just trying to understand what oral arguments and court mannerisms are all about in moot court competitions.
When is It?
The webinar is on June 8 (Tuesday), 5 PM – 6.15 PM.
About the Speaker
Sambhav Sharma is a 4th-year student at Amity Law School, Delhi (IP University). He is currently serving as the Convenor of the Amity Law School, Delhi Moot Court Society.
Sambhav has participated as a Speaker in the Willem C. Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition 2020, Hong Kong and was awarded the Honorable Mention for the Fali Nariman Award for Best Respondent Memorandum.
His team was also awarded 2 Honorable Mentions for Best Memoranda on Behalf of both Claimant and Respondent at the 4th AIAC Vis Pre-Moot 2020, Malaysia.
He also represented his college as a speaker at the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot, 2021, and qualified to the Global White and Case Advanced Rounds.
He also serves as the Assistant Editor at JURIST, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US.
NOTE: The last 15 minutes of the webinar will comprise of an orientation session for Lawctopus Law School’s Moot COURSE (& Competition). The next batch of our course begins on June 10.
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