Jill Barton, University of Miami School of Law, has published Oral Advocacy in 90 Seconds: Turning Fear into Fun at Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing 115 (2014). Here is the abstract.
Oral Advocacy in 90 Seconds: Turning Fear into Fun: This article discusses a technique for teaching oral advocacy to beginning law students using topics that typically are not related to the law. Because oral arguments can be among the most intimidating experiences of the first year of law school, giving students as much practice as possible is helpful. This practice can begin on the first day of class: students choose a topic, pick a side, and make their case.Download the article from SSRN at the link.