- Schedule of Classes - September 27, 2023 7:54PM EDT
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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.
The course is devoted to the study and weekly performance of the full range of trial techniques. Fundamental skills are taught in the context of challenging procedural and substantive law problems. Each stage of the trial is examined: jury selection, opening statement, direct examination, cross-examination, objections, impeachment, exhibits, expert witnesses, child witnesses, pre-trial, and closing argument. In addition to a lecture and student exercises every week, students will do a full day jury trial exercise at the completion of the course on a weekend at a local court with an actual judge and jury. All weekly performances are digitally recorded and reviewed and then re-reviewed by another faculty member with the student individually. There are occasional written assignments and class attendance is mandatory for all exercises sessions and the first class lecture.
When Offered Fall.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Recommended prerequisite: LAW 6401.
Satisfies Requirement Satisfies the skills requirement.
Comments Students without prior evidence study are advised to meet with the instructor prior to enrolling.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
5 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
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