Technology in the Courtroom (2nd 6 weeks)



SLN #: 87300
Course Prefix: LAW-793
Course Section: 018
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Ricketts;Williams

Course Description:
This course is designed to augment oral advocacy skills by introducing the effective use of demonstrative aids and courtroom technology. Students will consider whether, in a given situation, the use of demonstrative aids or technology will enhance, or instead hamper, the presentation of the advocate’s position. In the discretion of the instructor, students will learn skills such as (1) Designing effective demonstrative aids; (2) Using demonstrative aids; (3) Using courtroom technology for the presentation of deposition testimony, exhibits, and other evidence; and (4) Using outside technology consultants.

No written final examination will be given; instead, there will be a team trial presentation emphasizing visual presentations that will be graded and critiqued.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 1
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None