- Class number: 13688
- Term: Fall 2012
This course is designed to give students an opportunity to coordinate their knowledge of procedure and evidence with their knowledge of substantive law in a realistic and dramatic setting, with the aim of developing some facility in the techniques of trial practice. Problems demonstrated or otherwise raised for consideration include the following: interviews with clients; investigation of a case, personally and through investigators; use of experts such as physicians, engineers, and photographers; evaluation and settlement of cases; choice of court and method of trial; initiating the action; depositions, disclosures, discovery, and other pretrial preparations; selection of jury; opening statements; order of trial; effective presentation of evidence; selective trial tactics; arguments to the jury; requests to charge the jury; use of motions before and after trial. Throughout the course, stress will be placed on the proper discharge of the attorney's functions and responsibilities in a professional manner.
- Date: Monday 2:00-5:00PM
- Location: ST108
- Catalog number-Section number: 7740-02
- Course Type: Practicum
- Prerequisites: Pre or co-requisite: Evidence (7560).
- Credits (min/max): 3/3
- Notes: The requisite of Evidence (LAW 7560) has been temporarily removed. Those not meeting the requisite must obtain instructor waiver of the requisite to remain enrolled.
- Enrollment status: Closed
- Current enrollment/capacity: 14/12
- Reserve population/capacity: 0/0
- Waitlist enrollment/capacity: 2/50
- Grade basis: Graded
- Satisifies Writing Requirement: No
- Exam type: NO EXAM