|Short Description:||Moot Court Bench|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Law and Justice|
|Student contribution band :||Band 4|
|ASCED code :||090913 - Legal Practice|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||2 March 2021|
Pre-requisites: (LAW1111 and LAW1112 and LAW1113) or (LAW5111 and LAW5112 and LAW5113) or (LAW1201 and LAW2201) or (LAW5501 and LAW5601)
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.
Students will study, practise and be assessed in the various skills involved in advocacy and mooting. They will receive instructions from simulated clients as instructing solicitors. They will prepare written briefs for counsel. They will prepare written and oral submissions alone and in teams. They will appear in moots as barristers, instructing solicitors, judges and judges' associates. They will receive written and verbal feedback from the instructor and also from other students and team members. They will visit local courts and observe professional advocates in action.