Trial Advocacy

SLN #: 20156
Course Prefix: LAW-738
Course Section: 003
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Williams

Course Description:
Students learn trial advocacy by performing opening statements, direct and cross-examination, objections, motions to the Court, final arguments and other aspects of trial practice. The course culminates in a jury trial. Student presentations will be videotaped for classroom critique. Students will also learn how to use courtroom technology for displaying or playing evidentiary exhibits or visual aids and will be asked to use this technology during their presentations.

Students may not enroll in the Criminal Practice Clinic in the same semester in which they take Trial Advocacy.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Written Assignment: Yes
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: Yes
Prerequisite: Evidence
Special Withdrawal Course: Yes. Yes
Limited Enrollment Number: 12
Final Exam Given: No
Paper Or In-Class Presentation: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Mandatory

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