2015-2016 Catalog 
    
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2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW - 847 Appellate Courts and Advocacy


(2-3 hrs.)

Covers appellate advocacy in civil cases, with an emphasis on federal courts. The bulk of the course is devoted to brief writing and oral argument techniques. Also provides an overview of appellate procedure, including jurisdiction, finality, the collateral order doctrine, interlocutory appeals, mandamus, standards of review, and issue preservation and harmless error. Bondy, A. Feldman, Gupta, Olderman, Shanker, Smith Fall, Spring