Trial AdvocacyClass Term:
Spring Term 2017-2018Catalog Number:
2 (2 Contact, 0 Field)Graduation Requirements:
Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year PriorityFull Year Course:
This course will be held in Judge Lenihan's Courtroom downtown: U.S. Courthouse, 700 Grant Street, Courtroom 7B
100% on in class presentations including final mock trial.
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.