Trial Practice   [Archived Catalog]
2015-2016 School of Law Academic Catalog

LAW 681 - Trial Practice

Credits, 4 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Students must have 45 credits prior to taking this course. Evidence (LAW 623 ).

The purpose of the course is to give the student actual practice in conducting simulated trials. The matters covered include voir dire, opening statements, examination and cross-examination of witnesses, introduction of exhibits, objections, jury instructions, and final arguments. The student is given an opportunity to participate as counsel in several simulated trial segments, followed by appearing as counsel in a complete simulated trial.