Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Law: Writing & Communication for Legal Professionals

Other Library Resource Guides


A precedent is a judgment that is an authority for later cases with similar facts; a case that is an authority for the legal principle contained in its decision.

Lexis Advance

Communication Skills

Justice Rachel Pepper, 'A basic guide to good written and oral advocacy' (Speech delivered at Australian National University, College of Law, Masters of Criminal Practice, 19 March 2015). 

Justice Peter Applegarth, 'Modern Advocacy: Issue framing in oral and written submissions' (Speech given at ALS Modern Advocacy Lecture Series, 30 August 2017). 

Active Listening