2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Apr 21, 2018  
2017-2018 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.