Course Description

Trial Practice II: Voir Dire | L4027

This course covers the practical process of jury selection including the court rules and statutes that apply as well as Constitutional issues including fair cross-section and discriminatory challenges. An exploration of the demographic, legal, and case-specific issues that can be addressed in jury selection. The course couples traditional lectures with emphasis on student exercises. The course culminates in a final voir dire where the student is given a case problem and required to incorporate persuasive introductions, law questions, case-specific questions, and conclusions. Student participation throughout the class is required as both the inquiring attorney and as a juror. Students should take L4635 Trial Practice prior to enrolling in this course.

Prerequisites: none, although trial practice is helpful
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)

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Sturm College of Law
University of Denver
2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208

PH  (303) 871-6000

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