This page collects sources that either discuss trial advocacy generally or that contain some discussion of all (or most) aspects of trial advocacy. There are really three types of sources that treat trial advocacy generally: academic works like encyclopedias and multi-volume treatises and treatises, more practical material like one-volume texts, and basic sources/ study aids.
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The list of trial advocacy texts is divided into two categories: those aimed at students or inexperienced trial lawyers, and those intended for more experienced practitioners.
The following multi-volume sources provide an in-depth view of trying cases from start to finish.
These texts are divided into two categories: those books that are intended for students and younger attorneys, and those that are either intended for more seasoned attorneys or that offer particular insight into the field of trial practice. Texts are listed alphabetically by title.
These sources provide good starting points for novices. Loyola students, staff and faculty can access these sources, and more, online via the Library's susbcription to West's Study Aids, available via Westlaw.