Trial Advocacy (3 Credits) LAW 0890

ALSV Workshop covering the tactics and strategy involved in various phases of civil and criminal trials including opening statements, direct and cross-examination of witnesses, expert witnesses, use of documentary and demonstrative evidence, and closing arguments. Extensive use is made of video equipment to tape the daily exercises. Students participate as members of two - person trial teams and participate in two full trials. The workshop is taught either in semester-long form or in a shorter, more-intensive format. Preferences: Winter semester, second year day students; Fall semester, third year day students. Evening students will be offered seats in this course after they have completed all prerequisites. Not open to students who took Intensive Trial Advocacy (LAW 0891) before 2005.
Additional Prerequisite(s): Evidence