Legal Advocacy

SLN #: 21310
Course Prefix: LAW-524
Course Section: 007
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Langenfeld

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) proper legal 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: Two drafts of trial motion
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Prerequisite: Legal Method & Writing
Final Exam Given: No
Paper or In-Class Presentation: Oral arguments, held outside of class-time
Participation Points: Up to 2 participation points, consistent with College of Law policies
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies

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