Academic Advantages: SECOND YEAR
Advocacy training is a cornerstone of Cumberland School of Law's curriculum, equipping students with skills to prepare them for successful careers in the courtroom, boardroom or other areas. Skills courses for all aspects of lawyering are offered after students have mastered the fundamentals of torts, contracts, property, criminal law, civil procedure and evidence. These courses are limited to as few as eight students, ensuring each receives personalized instruction in the following:
Opportunities to strengthen trial-related skills are available through intra-school competitions.
The Trial Advocacy Board sponsors the following:
The Henry Upson Sims Moot Court Board sponsors moot court competitions, simulating actual appellate arguments.
Students selected from these programs represent the law school in national trial and appellate court competitions.
Cumberland School of Law offers the Certificate in Trial Advocacy, a mark of excellence and achievement for students who excel in this area.
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