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Spring 2014 - Advocacy Survey: Skills

Golden, Michael J
McCormack, Tracy W

Credit Hours: 1 (Pass/Fail)  Course ID: 176N  Unique # 29365

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
W6:00 - 9:00 pmCCJ 3.334
Exams:  None
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must take at least one the following classes concurrently:
29330 - Advocacy Survey
** This course meets the Professional Skills requirement for graduation.

Description
This class has a mandatory evening skills component (Monday or Wednesday evening).  Students must register for both the lecture (376M) and either Monday or Wednesday evening skills portion (176N) of the class.

Advocacy survey is designed for beginning advocacy students who are interested in gaining exposure to all areas of advocacy.  While focusing primarily on trial skills, the course will also cover topics such as motion practice and alternative dispute resolution.  By combining theory through the lecture sessions with technique training in periodic skills sessions, students are able to practice what they learn.  Students get hands-on practice in areas such as opening and closing statements, the use and relevance of technology in litigation, and the basic skills necessary to try a case.  The skill sessions will end with the trial of a case.  Students will examine a case file from pretrial motions, ADR, arbitration, voir dire and trial. 

This is a 4-credit class (1 credit pass/fail, 3 credits graded).

Prerequisite or Concurrent:  Evidence. 

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Textbooks
No materials required