Advanced Trial Advocacy (SD 291)


This course takes trial advocacy from a science to an art with all phases of persuasion in the courtroom studied while addressing tactics, witness control and examination of theory and theme. For students that have decided that their future is in the courtroom, passion and imagination become more important than form without substance. Each student will work through two full jury cases while expanding upon his or her knowledge of direct, cross, voir dire, opening and closing. Each student will perform weekly and attempt to try new techniques. This course is graded Honors, Credit, Low Pass, No Credit. Honors designation will be noted as a 4.0 on the student's transcript.


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