The selection process for the 2015-2016 STLA Team is OPEN. Tryout Problem HERE.

General Tryout Information:

How to approach the tryout problem

Read it.  Pick a side you want to advocate (Prosecution or Defense).  Then go to room 657 and sign up on the sheet outside of the STLA office door.

What next?

All rising 2Ls and 3Ls must prepare either an opening or a closing. Your opening or closing should be eight (8) minutes. NO CROSS EXAMINATION REQUIRED.

Now what?

PRACTICE.  Regardless of your natural talent, practice makes perfect.

Got any tips?

Here are a few helpful hints at openings and closings.

I still need help!

Feel free to contact Evan ( or Caitlin ( with any questions and they'll be happy to help!




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