LAW 645A - Basic Trial Advocacy (Laboratory)
Instructor: Barbara Bergman
Tu 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM • August 16 - December 1 • Fall 2021
Section 005A • 2 (3 total) units • Pass/Fail • In Person
This basic trial practice course is an introduction to the procedural and evidentiary requirements as well as persuasive trial techniques involved in civil and criminal trials. Each week students will act as trial counsel practicing the various skills employed during the stages of a jury trial -- including opening statements, direct and cross-examination, introduction of exhibits, impeachment, closing arguments, and jury selection.