Trial Advocacy

Course Catalog Number: 
5407
Course Credits: 
2
Course Type: 
Lecture
Graduation Requirements: 
Professional Skills
Course Priority: 
Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year Priority
Standard Courses

A course devoted to the art of presentation and persuasion in the courtroom. Students will be engaged in preparation for, and performance of, all basic phases of a typical trial including jury selection, opening statements, direct examination, cross examination, techniques for introducing evidence, closing argument, etc. Emphasis will be on actual performance of mock problems in a true courtroom setting, as well as instructor's critique of those performances.