The Litigation Experience

SLN #: 88338
Course Prefix: LAW-780
Course Section: 005
Credit Hours: 4
Instructor(s): Verdier;Beauchamp

Course Description:
NOTE that, in lieu of certain scheduled class meetings, students in each Fall 2012 Litigation Experience section will participate in all-day mock trial on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2012.

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.

Evidence is a Co or Pre Requisite for the course

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: Evidence is a Co or Pre Requisite
Special Withdrawal Course: No
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.