Legal Advocacy

SLN #: 12740
Course Prefix: LAW-524
Course Section: 005
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 graded papers, plus various ungraded assignments.
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Prerequisite: Legal Method
Final Exam Given: No
Paper or In-Class Presentation: Two oral arguments
Participation Points: Per College policy
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.