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Animal Law Trial Advocacy

Animal Law Trial Advocacy - Professor Russ Mead

  • Course Number: LAW-924
  • Course Type: Highly Specialized and Experiential
  • Credits: 2
  • Enrollment Limit: Determined by the Registrar
  • Description: Animal Law Trial Advocacy teaches trial skills and trial strategies in an animal law setting. This is a skills-based course where students practice courtroom presentation skills using animal law examples. The course embraces the concept that every personality type can be an effective courtroom advocate. The course ends with each student chairing a mock trial between a property owner and an industrial hog farm. Even if you never conduct a trial after graduation, this course will help you make legal arguments in a courtroom setting.
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Evaluation Method: Conduct a mock trial
  • Capstone: No
  • WIE: No