The Litigation Experience

SLN #: 21952
Course Prefix: LAW-780
Course Section: 003
Credit Hours: 4
Instructor(s): Zweig;Harrison

Course Description:
This course is designed to be the culminating experience of the Trial Advocacy Program. Using a “learning by doing” format, students will take a hypothetical civil case, from fact-gathering through the pleading stage, discovery, pretrial motion practice, ADR, trial and post-trial motions. Students will engage in performance exercises involving:

• Depositions;
• Pretrial motions;
• ADR;
• Trial;
• Post-trial motions.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 4
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: Yes
Experiential Learning: No
Prerequisite: None, although prior or concurrent enrollment in Evidence is highly recommended
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: Each skills section will be limited to 8 students
Final Exam Given: No
Paper Or In-Class Presentation: Yes. Grading is based on student performance exercises
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.