Appellate Advocacy

SLN #: 71101
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 003
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Carter

Course Description:
This class is limited to JD candidates only.

This 2-credit course builds on the skills obtained during the first-year Legal Method and Writing program while introducing students to the conventions and strategies of appellate advocacy. Students are tasked both with drafting an appellate brief and with executing a supporting oral argument. The course focuses on the structure of cogent written legal analysis, the techniques of advanced persuasion, and the strategies of effective oral advocacy.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: Yes
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Legal Method & Writing and Legal Advocacy
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 16
Final Exam Given: No
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.