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LAW 0569: Advanced Trial Advocacy (Civil)
Fall 2017 • Section 21 • CRN 5095

Course Description

This course provides an intensive examination of the theory and practice concerning the examination of witnesses and the boundaries of "Relevant Evidence" with the primary focus on selected topics of impeachment and rehabilitation. The course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the trial process system from the perspective of the courtroom lawyer, an ability to perform certain trial skills within the ambit of witness examination and an analysis of trial tactics and techniques as well as trial rules and procedures. Articles VI and IV of the Federal Rules of Evidence are studied in-depth and explored in their application to the courtroom experience.


Schedule

Day/Time Location
M 6:00-8:50 PM Klein 1B

Course Details

Instructor
  • Mary Catherine Roper
Credit Hours

3 Credits

Seats/Capacity

12

Course Type
  • Non-Exam
Course Modality

Classroom

Fulfills J.D. Requirement
  • Experiential/Professional Skills

Registration Info

Pre-Requisites

You must have completed the following courses before enrolling in this course:

  • LAW 0460 (Trial Advocacy I ) or LAW 0558 (Introduction to Trial Advocacy)
  • LAW 0461 (Trial Advocacy II) or LAW 0558 (Introduction to Trial Advocacy)
  • LAW 0540 (Evidence)

Book List/Materials