LAW 2784 - Applied Evidence: Evidentiary Oral Argument in Trial Courts
An advanced evidence course that is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn how to develop and present trial level evidence arguments. The course will cover both pre trial preparation of legal arguments as well as the skill of identifying evidence issues and creating a persuasive arguments under the heat of the moment, whether it be in the courtroom during trial or with opposing counsel and/or judges at bench conferences. In each class, students will argue different evidentiary issues that arise in the contexts of objections, motions in limine, or conferences with judges and opposing attorneys and will be critiqued in terms of substantive law and stylistic execution. Grading will be based on substantive and stylistic performance in class and on an final examination in which students will be required to present oral evidentiary arguments.
Prerequisites & Notes
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