CREDITS 1 (LV) 1..5(ECTS) - 15 Contact Hours

The course Introduction to Moot court is intended to give an introduction on how to participate in moot court competitions. It will give practical knowledge of how to prepare a written memorial and how to present an argument before the court. This course is intended to prepare the first and the second year law students for the participation in an international moot court Riga Moot 2018, which will take place on 24-25 May 2018. Even if you do not intend to participate in it, the course will be useful for you to develop your research, legal writing and oral presentation skills, which are very important for every law-related profession.

This course will elaborate on students’ research skills and oral argumentation skills. Students will be required to write and submit written memorials and to practice presenting their argument before a court.