726 Advanced Trial Advocacy (3)

Enrollment is limited to 12 students.  Building on the fundamental skills learned in Trial Advocacy, students may expand their trial skills in Advanced Trial Advocacy. The course engages students in a series of simulated trial exercises in which they refine the presentation of evidence and examination of witnesses. Significant emphasis will be given to scientific proof and expert witnesses; the art of cross-examining difficult witnesses; jury selection; and effective use of jury instructions.

Prerequisites: Evidence (580) and Trial Advocacy (725)