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Advocacy & Alternative Dispute Resolution: Trial Advocacy

This guide provides links and descriptions to many of the library's resources related to advocacy and dispute resolution, including trial advocacy, client counseling, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, evidence and professional responsibility.


This guide provides links to and descriptions of many of the Library's most important and popular resources regarding all aspects of trial advocacy, from preparing for trial to closing arguments. Most of these sources exist in print, while others are online. Navigate to the subpages of this guide using the drop-down menu in the above tab.

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Need more help? Reference librarians are available to meet with UIC Law students in one-on-one sessions (or in small groups) to discuss research strategies, recommend relevant resources or review specific topics of legal research. 

Fill out a request form and a librarian will get back to you to set up an appointment. We ask that you request your appointment at least 2 days in advance, but remember that you can always stop by the reference desk for immediate help with a quick research question.

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