Trial Advocacy

SLN #: 74345
Course Prefix: LAW-738
Course Section: 002
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Cabot

Course Description:
Students learn trial advocacy by performing opening statements, direct and cross-examination, objections, motions to the Court, final arguments and other aspects of trial practice. The course culminates in a jury trial. Student presentations will be videotaped for classroom critique. Students will also learn how to use courtroom technology for displaying or playing evidentiary exhibits or visual aids and will be asked to use this technology during their presentations.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: Yes
Experiential Learning: No
Prerequisite: Evidence
Limited Enrollment Number: 12
Final Exam Given: No
Paper or In-Class Presentation: Yes. Pleadings related to final trials.
Participation Points: Yes. Students are expected and encouraged to participate in each week's exercise.
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Mandatory