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Fall 2010 - Intensive Trial Skills

Lazar, Jodi R
Ellwanger, Jay D
McCormack, Tracy W

Credit Hours: 3 (Pass/Fail)  Course ID: 376H  Unique # 28505

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
TH12:30 - 3:15 pmTNH 3.140
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Final Thursday, December 9
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must take at least one the following classes concurrently:
28500 - Intensive Trial Skills
** This course meets the Professional Skills requirement for graduation.

Description
This class is a more rigorous and competitive class and will move at a much faster pace than Advocacy Survey.  The class does not require formal training, but does require an interest and dedication beyond that of the basic class.  Students will try 4 cases throughout the course of the semester:  2 solo mini- trials and 2 full trials with partners.  Cases will be both civil and criminal, and the class will particularly emphasize cross-examination skills.  All classes will occur during the day.  This is a 4-credit course with three hours graded on a pass/fail basis and a one credit hour test.  The class is offered only during the fall semester.  The goal of the class is to prepare to try cases better than 80% of the opponents you will face in your first year of practice.

Prerequisites:  Advocacy Survey and Evidence (can be taken concurrently; if you are in Advocacy Survey contemporaneously with this class, you may opt out of the Advocacy Survey skills session).

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