This guide was prepared for the Honor Advocacy Workshop at the OU College of Law, and it is designed to direct students to resources that help with writing and researching legal briefs and participating in moot court competitions.
This collection offers digital access to the records, briefs, and related organizational materials from the 1st to the most recent (1950-current) annual National Moot Court Competitions. (OU 4x4 Required)
The Jessup Compendium is designed to enhance a law student's or practitioner's ability to grasp the practical side of the field of international law by presenting arguments in hypothetical Jessup Competition Problems. The Compendium also serves as a kind of permanent record of the year's Jessup Competition.
Every year, over 150 law schools compete in the regional rounds throughout the U.S., and the winners advance to the final rounds held at the New York City Bar. This nationally–recognized competition allows law students to hone their appellate advocacy skills by arguing before prominent members of our profession.
Bloomberg Law is available to all currently enrolled law students and faculty. It contains PDF versions of court documents (briefs, motions, etc.) for all federal courts and most state courts. All of the federal court PACER content is available in Bloomberg Law.
Briefs Multibase has selected briefs from the U.S. Supreme Court, Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, U.S. Tax Court, 51 state courts and the District of Columbia. Selected Petitions for Writ of Certiorari are also included.