The Advocate's Advantage

Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

Advocacy is both an art and a science. It can be taught, studied, practiced, and written about. To us, advocacy is a passion – something inside a litigator’s heart and their brain. To us, advocacy is our advantage. Through this blog, we aim to educate ourselves while also sharing resources and helping others through an online community. Here, at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, the Advocacy Program is always looking for ways to further our skills and understanding of the law.

And so, The Advocate’s Advantage was born…

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Theory, Theme, Execution

Introduction As a law student, professional, and member of Haub Law’s Advocacy program, I have had the privilege to observe and participate in courtroom proceedings. One thing that has become clear to me is the difference between arguing your case and arguing the law....

The “Grieving Families Act” Harmful or Helpful?

Introduction New York State Senate Bill S74A was recently approved by the New York Legislature. Known as the “Grieving Families Act,” it seeks to significantly expand the right to recover damages in wrongful death actions in New York.[1] It is expected to be signed by...

The Burden of Proof

The Burden of Proof By Philip M Halpern Date of Publication: 2020 396 Pages 5/5☆ What This Book is About In litigation, the term “burden of proof” is understood to be the requirement that a litigant must prove their case to a certain standard set forth by the court in...

The Definition of an Advocate

Introduction In combination with my personal life experiences and my law school experience, I created my own personal definition of an advocate. In my perspective, to be an advocate is of course a legal one. We all have different opinions of what an advocate may be....

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