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Trial AdvocacyClass Term:
Fall Term 2022-2023Catalog Number:
2 (2 Contact, 0 Field)Graduation Requirements:
Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year PriorityFull Year Course:
The course will meet in room 306A at the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Civil Division.
Grading will be based on class performance as well as participation in critique sessions.
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.