Lawyering and Legal Reasoning II

Course Number: 
513

This course helps students refine and further develop their analytical, writing, and research skills in the advocacy context. In the first phase of the course, the focus will be on pre-trial litigation. Students draft either a complaint or an answer, prepare a discovery plan, and draft interrogatories. They will also prepare a motion for summary judgment with accompanying brief and present oral argument on the motion to a judge. The final phase of the course will cover appellate litigation. Students will be required to prepare an appellate brief and present oral argument before an appellate panel.

Credits:
3


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