815 - Advanced Trial Advocacy (3)

This course consists of lecture (including frequent demonstrations), combined with weekly practice sessions, covering at an advanced level: case theory development (including discussion of integration of case theory with jury instructions), persuasive opening statements, organization and technique of direct examination, advanced techniques of cross examination, direct and cross examination of expert witnesses, closing argument using analogy and storytelling techniques, jury selection, complex topics in evidence, special exercises in communications, vocal arts, and movement. Prerequisite: LAW 812 OR LAW 816. (Simulation).