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American University Washington College of Law    
 
    
 
  Jan 21, 2018
 
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW - 695 Civil Trial Advocacy


(3 hrs.)

Trial skills and techniques are learned through controlled simulation clinics patterned on civil litigation practice in the federal courts. Student attorneys are responsible for preparation and trial presentations, including developing case theory, planning and implementing strategy, making opening statements, examining and cross-examining witnesses, introducing exhibits, arguing motions, and making closing arguments. Prerequisite: Civil Procedure (LAW-501). Corequisites: Evidence (LAW-633) may be a prerequisite or corequisite. Aaronson, Armstrong, Beard, Christian, Fredrickson, Gilday, Creighton, Karl, Lippy, Mason, Raker, Rupp, P. Stein, Woodward Spring