725 Trial Advocacy (3)

Teaches the student the courtroom skills and practical understanding of evidence utilized by trial attorneys. Through a series of performance exercises, students learn the fundamentals of making an opening statement and closing argument, conducting direct and cross-examination of witnesses, and introducing physical evidence. Students additionally are introduced to the art of jury selection and the use of jury instructions. The course culminates with students conducting a full trial.

Prerequisite: Evidence (580)

This elective course is normally offered every year.

 

 

 

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