May I Approach the Bench: How to Properly Present Your Case (698-2)

Course Memo

The focus of the course will be to instruct students on proper courtroom etiquette throughout stages of the trial to include Pretrial Motions, Jury Selection, Opening Statements, Direct Examination, Cross Examination, Closing Statements, Jury Instructions, and Post Trial Motions. This class will be a combination of skills and coursework to prepare the student to present a case with the proper demeanor in court from "start to finish." The class will include courtroom observation to provide discussion and thoughtful analysis of the procedures learned in class.

Course Section Description

This course is graded Pass/Fail. It will satisfy the Skills Requirement.