Grading Rubrics


Grading Rubrics

  1. Appellate Briefs
  2. Client Letters
  3. Memos
  4. Miscellaneous
  5. Trial Briefs

 

1. Appellate Briefs

CRITERIA SHEET WRITING AND ANALYSIS ANNOTATED OUTLINE
Mary Beth Beazley (Ohio State University)

FINAL DRAFT CRITERIA SHEET: APPELLATE ADVOCACY
Mary Beth Beazley (Ohio State University)

APPELLATE BRIEF: MICRODRAFT CRITERIA SHEET
Mary Beth Beazley (Ohio State University)

MACRO DRAFT AND SELF-GRADING CONFERENCE
Mary Beth Beazley (Ohio State University

FINAL BRIEF GRADING SHEET
Peter Cotorceanu (Washburn University)

DRAFT BRIEF GRADING SHEET
Peter Cotorceanu (Washburn University)

DRAFT BRIEF FULL GRADING SHEET
Peter Cotorceanu (Washburn University)

APPELLATE COURT BRIEF GRID
Paula Dickinson (Massachusetts School of Law)

BRIEF – COMMENT SHEET
Judith Fischer (University of Louisville School of Law)

FINAL BRIEF GRADING SHEET
Alex Glashausser (Washburn University)

GRADING CRITERIA AND POINT ALLOCATION: APPELLATE BRIEF
Beth Honetschlager
(Hamline University)

APPELLATE BRIEF GRID BREAKDOWN
Barbara Kalinowski (Ave Maria School of Law)

APPELLATE BRIEF GRID
Barbara Kalinowski (Ave Maria School of Law)

EVALUATION OF APPELLATE BRIEF: In re Kristina Laurenson
Tracy McGaugh (South Texas College of Law)

PROFICIENCY STANDARDS AND REQUIRED REWRITES
_____ Meyer ( )

APPELLATE BRIEF ARGUMENT SECTION DRAFT
____ Murray ( )

MOOT COURT BRIEF GRADING SHEET
_______Murray ( )

GRADING SHEET APPELLATE BRIEF
Laurie O'Neal (University of Idaho College of Law)

BRIEF SCORE SHEET
Carleen Pruess (Chambers of Judge William G. Connolly Nebraska Supreme Court)

APPELLATE BRIEF EVALUATION
____Rice ( )

LRW II APPELLATE BRIEF EVALUATION SHEET
Terry Jean Seligman (Drexel University)

SCORING SHEETS: APPELLATE BRIEF FINAL DRAFT
Sophie Sparrow (Franklin Pierce Law Center)

ERIC NEISSER EDUCATION LAW MOOT COURT COMPETITION BRIEF EVALUATION FORM
Sophie Sparrow (Franklin Pierce Law Center)

GRADING CRITERIA: APPELLATE BRIEF
Susan Stuart (Valparaiso University)

GRADING CHECKLIST

______Tillett ( _________)

APPELLATE BRIEF GRADE SHEET
Daniel Weddle (University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law)

APPELLATE BRIEF SCORE SHEET
Grace Wigal (West Virginia University College of Law)

 

2. Client Letters

CLIENT LETTER ASSIGNMENT EVALUATION CHECKLIST

Tracy McGaugh (South Texas College of Law)

CLIENT LETTER ASSIGNMENT

Nancy Soonpaa

 

 

3. Memos

CRITERIA SHEET: WRITING & ANALYSIS

OFFICE MEMO FINAL DRAFT
Mary Beth Beazley (Ohio State University Law School)

MACRO DRAFT CRITERIA SHEET RESEARCH, ANALYSIS & WRITING
Mary Beth Beazley (Ohio State University Law School)

CRITERIA SHEET WRITING & ANALYSIS
Mary Beth Beazley (Ohio State University Law School)

OPEN MEMO GRADING SHEET
Anne Fruth (Widener University - Harrisburg)

CHECKLIST FOR PERSUASIVE MEMO
Jennifer W. Mathews (Emory University School of Law)

CLOSED MEMORANDUM DISCUSSION
Tracy McGaugh (South Texas College of Law)

FIRST OPEN MEMORANDUM
Tracy McGaugh (South Texas College of Law)

EVALUATION OF FINAL OPEN MEMORANDUM
Tracy McGaugh (South Texas College of Law)

REWRITES AND PROFICIENCY STANDARDS
_______Meyer ( )

OPEN MEMO DISCUSSION SCORE
Carleen Pruess (Chambers of Judge William G. Connolly Nebraska Supreme Court)

CLOSED MEMORANDUM SCORE SHEET
Carleen Pruess (Chambers of Judge William G. Connolly Nebraska Supreme Court)

COMMENTS ON FINAL DRAFT OF OBJECTIVE MEMO
Nancy Soonpaa (Temple University School of Law)

GRADING CRITERIA OM#1
Susan Stuart (Valparaiso University)

GRADING CRITERIA OM#2
Susan Stuart (Valparaiso University)

GRADING CRITERIA (ANALOGOUS CASE ANALYSIS)
Susan Stuart (Valparaiso University)

SCORING SHEET: OBJECTIVE MEMO
___________Williams ( )

 

 

4. Miscellaneous

PROJECT ONE: STATUTE AND JURY INSTRUCTIONS
Mary Beth Beazley (Ohio State University Law School)

LWI MOOT COURT COMMITTEE

Model Oral Argument Judging Guidelines

ATTORNEY MASTERY SCALE
Lisa McElroy (Southern New England School of Law)

STUDENT REFLECTIONS ON REVISIONS
Lisa McElroy (Southern New England School of Law)

LOCAL RULES AND GENERAL INFORMATION
Lisa McElroy (Southern New England School of Law)

LRW/MOOT COURT I CRITIQUE SYMBOLS
Carol Wallinger (Rutgers School of Law - Camden)

 

 

5. Trial Briefs

CRITERIA SHEET: WRITING & ANALYSIS - MOTION MEMO MICRO DRAFT
Mary Beth Beazley (Ohio State University Law School)

CRITERIA SHEET WRITING & ANALYSIS - MOTION MEMO FINAL DRAFT
Mary Beth Beazley (Ohio State University Law School)

EVALUATION OF TRIAL BRIEF
Tracy McGaugh (South Texas College of Law)

SCORESHEET FOR TRIAL BRIEF
Tracy McGaugh (South Texas College of Law)

GRADING CRITERIA FOR THIRD ASSIGNMENT
( ______ Siegel)

GRADING CRITERIA - TRIAL COURT BRIEF
Susan Stuart (Valparaiso University School of Law)

 

Compiled June 2006