3.00 credits

(4,0,0) hrs

15 wks

This course introduces students to both the theory and practice of trial advocacy for paralegals. Students will learn about steps in the litigation process, courtroom etiquette, ethical issues in legal advocacy and how to prepare and present a case in court. Student work will focus on gaining experience on oral advocacy, including examination, cross examination through role-plays and mock trials involving various real-life scenarios.

Prerequisites

LAW 101, LAW 110 and LAW 210, OR 45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework

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