Course Page for Fall 2017 - Habush, Robert
Attorney Robert L. Habush
Topics to be covered: Introduction to course; Preparation for Trial; Jury Selection; Opening Statements; Direct Examination; Cross Examination; Final Argument. The course involves demonstrations and two mock trials.
On completion of this Trial Advocacy course, students will:
• Have learned how to solve issues presented in various litigation scenarios;
• Have learned how to be able to think on their feet;
• Have been made aware of the realities of practicing law in today’s environment
Grades will be determined by:
A) Attendance 20%
B) Participation 60%
C) Performance 20%
There will not be a written final exam
Course Page for Fall 2017 - Peterson, Kim
This course focuses on preparing a student to prepare and try a case, particularly a jury trial. Through the use of case files and assigned problems, students will do voir dire of juries, direct and cross-examination of witnesses, opening and closing statements. Students will also prepare and conduct a mock jury trial.