Trial Advocacy

Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisites: 178
Semesters Taught (subject to change): Fall

Law 329 - Trial Advocacy - 2 credits
This course trains students in the preparation and presentation of evidence in jury and non-jury trials. Evidence is a prerequisite and the course is graded "CR". Students who have previously taken Law 329 Trial Advocacy for Competitors may not register for this course.

Law 329 - Trial Advocacy for Competitors - 2 credits
This course focuses on the same matters as Trial Advocacy, but its enrollment is limited to students participating in an extramural trial advocacy contest during the semester in which they register to take the course. All students must receive permission of the instructor to register. All students must also have taken Evidence as a prerequisite or be taking Evidence during the same semester they enroll. As of Fall 2016, students will receive two (2) total ungraded (CR/NC) credits for completing this course: one (1) credit is "in-class" and one (1) credit is "out-of-class." Students may participate in Trial Advocacy for Competitors a maximum of two times, subject to instructor approval, or one time if the student has already taken the non-competitor Trial Advocacy course.