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Moot Court: Mock Trial

Limit: 26 students

In this practical skills course, students will learn direct and cross examination, how to lay foundations, evidentiary objections, opening statement and closing argument. Each class will consist of lectures and hands-on experience in small groups. Students also are required to complete a trial notebook to be used at trial as part of the course. At the end of the course, students (in two-person teams) will try both sides of a case in several rounds in the Law School Moot Court/Mock Trial competition.

Class attendance is mandatory, as this is a practical skills course. 

Individuals who excel in the class and the competition are extended an invitation to represent the school in a regional trial competition in the Spring.

Prerequisites: Students must have taken Evidence, or be currently enrolled in Evidence, to take the course.

Skill*: Trial Litigation

*Students may not earn more than six (6) credit hours in any one skill area