Oral Appellate Advocacy

SLN #: 26468
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 013
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Hurwitz;Stuart

Course Description:
NOTE: This class will be taught on a compressed schedule meeting for 8 weeks beginning Tuesday January 19. The last class will meet on Tuesday, March 9.

This is an 8-class skills course. It is not a course on appellate law or procedure. We will focus on the techniques and dynamics of appellate advocacy, with special emphasis on oral argument. Some aspects of brief writing and presentation will also be covered, but the core offering is an effort to build solid clinical skills in oral advocacy in appellate courts. We will provide a more detailed syllabus prior the first class in January of 2010.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 1
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Written Assignment: Yes
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: Yes
Experiential Learning: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 16
Final Exam Given: No
Paper or In-Class Presentation: Yes
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Yes

* The law school has a policy that is used to calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.