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    Dec 02, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog
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LAW 920 - Trial Practice

3 Credit Hours
A simulation course in which students learn the fundamentals and practice the techniques of preparing and presenting a case to a judge or jury, while confronting the ethical questions associated with trial practice. Using hypothetical case files, students prepare and discuss case theory and theme; prepare and present opening statements, direct examinations, cross-examinations, and closing arguments; and participate in a pretrial conference. During class, the emphasis is on individual performance and critique. Each student conducts a complete trial at the end of the course.
Grading Restriction: Numeric grading (JD students); A-F grading (other graduate students).
(RE) Prerequisite(s): 813 (except students in advocacy concentration).
(RE) Corequisite(s): 813 for students in the advocacy concentration.
Registration Restriction(s): JD students; other graduate students with instructor permission.



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