Trial Practice I: Basic Courtroom Skills | L4635
The course is designed to teach the concepts and organizing principles of the formal trial process. It emphasizes the understanding necessary to develop, evaluate, prepare, and present a case for trial before a judge, jury, or other fact-finder. Exercises and simulations are used to demonstrate the importance of theory building and teach the functions of each stage of a trial. Students develop the advocacy skills appropriate to adversary adjudication.
Prerequisites: L4235 Evidence is a pre- or co-requisite.
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)