Legal Advocacy



SLN #: 14630
Course Prefix: LAW-524
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Herrera

Course Description:
This two-credit course builds on the skills learned in the first semester Legal Method and Writing course. The principal focuses of this course are to teach students the basics of: 1) persuasive writing; 2) oral advocacy; and 3) Bluebook citation format. In addition, this course reinforces legal analysis, organizational skills, and basic legal research skills.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: Yes
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Prerequisite: Must be a J.D. candidate
Final Exam Given: No
Mid Term or Other Exam: No
Paper or In-Class Presentation: Yes
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Yes
Online Course Site: Blackboard