LAW 351 Litigation Practice

3 credits, Fall or Spring (offered as needed)

Provides litigation practice through preparation for and participation in a mock trial. In particular, this course teaches students essential skills in interviewing and negotiating, drafting pertinent legal documents, evaluating and strategizing cases, taking and extracting depositions, reviewing and producing documents, arguing motions, preparing exhibits for trial, giving opening and closing statements at trial, and examining witnesses at trial. The focus on the "practice" aspects of litigation develops students' professionalism and enables them to be more prepared to enter the job market.

Prerequisite(s): LAW 216