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    My partner and I have both entered the mooting competition. Our skeleton arguments have been finished but the bundle needs finishing. I think that the bundle has to be hand written, whereas my partner said that it has to be typed. She also said that it has to include Lords judgements in cases, but it surely has to include more then that? PM for more information especially the skeleton argument.

    Any examples of bundles, previous competition users etc, feel free to post examples

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    I thought a bundle was just your skeleton argument and the full cases that you're using with tabs in the cases that you refer to for the judge to read.
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    (Original post by sweetgyal24)
    My partner and I have both entered the mooting competition. Our skeleton arguments have been finished but the bundle needs finishing. I think that the bundle has to be hand written, whereas my partner said that it has to be typed. She also said that it has to include Lords judgements in cases, but it surely has to include more then that? PM for more information especially the skeleton argument.

    Any examples of bundles, previous competition users etc, feel free to post examples

    Thanks in ad
    I don't think you can handwrite a bundle, it mostly consists of photocopies of cases you intend to cite - I don't recommend writing these out by hand.
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    You could probably handwrite parts of a bundle in theory but you've have to be a little bit mad - bundles are looooong, handwriting is a bit out of date to be honest. In any event, you need to remember that you aren't actually citing cases you are citing the reports of cases - if you handwrite out a report of a case that is your transcript, it isn't the actual report - you should try to use the version that is actually reported (Westlaw normally has .pdfs).

    Obviously its preferable to use Lords authority if such authority is available, but its nonsense to say that you always needs Lords judgments. On some points of law the only relevant authority will be Court of Appeal authority, and you may need to rely on High Court decisions depending on the situation.
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    (Original post by sweetgyal24)
    My partner and I have both entered the mooting competition. Our skeleton arguments have been finished but the bundle needs finishing. I think that the bundle has to be hand written, whereas my partner said that it has to be typed. She also said that it has to include Lords judgements in cases, but it surely has to include more then that? PM for more information especially the skeleton argument.

    Any examples of bundles, previous competition users etc, feel free to post examples

    Thanks in ad
    The only thing that would usually be handwritten on a bundle is page numbers, if you establish your own, consecutive, page numbering to run through it. You need the judgment from whatever case you use, whether it's a Lords judgment or a tax tribunal decision. West Wing and JP are entirely right about using actual reports--you want either the PDF of the original report, or a photocopy of the report. Check with the organisers about highlighting--some competitions like it when mooters highlight the passages they intend to rely on, others prefer untouched reports. All the bundle should have is your skeleton and the authority you intend to cite--including (depending on the rules) cases your opponents cited on which you intend to draw. There shouldn't be any cases that aren't in someone's skeleton.

    Also, make sure you use the appropriate report. The most authoritative are the ICLR reports (AC, QB, Fam, Ch, etc), then the All ER/WLR, then the specialised/commercial reports. Give the PDF of a trial transcript if necessary, which will be the case if you're citing authority that has yet to be reported or isn't reported.
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    hey iv just seen that you'v entered a mooting competition...I have to hand in my moot skeleton by friday...but im totallly lost..its whether duress is available for conspiracy to murder...but I cant find a single case to back that up...any suggestions?
 
 
 
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