LAW 5407: Trial Advocacy - 2201

Trial Advocacy
Class Term:
Fall Term 2019-2020
Catalog Number:
5407
Class Number:
18726
Class Schedule:
Wednesday
4:30 pm
6:20 pm
Professor(s):

Professor

Type:
Lecture
Credits:
2 (2 Contact, 0 Field)
Graduation Requirements:
Professional Skills
Experiential Learning
Priority:
Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year Priority
Full Year Course:
No
Category:
Standard Courses

Additional Information

The Hon. Beth A. Lazzara
Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas
Civil Division
509 County Courthouse
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Judge Lazzara's courtroom is on the fifth floor, and students can enter the Courthouse via the Ross Street entrance if they arrive before 5:00 p.m.

Grading Details

Grading will be based on class performance as well as participation in critique sessions.

Prerequisites

Description

A course devoted to the art of presentation and persuasion in the courtroom. Students will be engaged in preparation for, and performance of, all basic phases of a typical trial including jury selection, opening statements, direct examination, cross examination, techniques for introducing evidence, closing argument, etc. Emphasis will be on actual performance of mock problems in a true courtroom setting, as well as instructor's critique of those performances.

Trial Advocacy