LAW - 898A Criminal Litigation
This course affords students the opportunity to apply the skills learned in Trial Advocacy in the context of a criminal case. The class is divided into two-person teams. Each team is assigned either the role of prosecution or defense counsel. The class usually begins with the staging of a mock crime. The crime is reported, a suspect is arrested, charges are filed, and the prosecution commences. The class proceeds, week by week, through major phases of a criminal case. The course concludes with the trial of the case, which is conducted in a local courthouse. This course counts toward completion of the Experiential Learning Requirement. Prerequisite(s): LAW 804 Evidence , and either LAW 899B Trial Advocacy or LAW 804T Trial Evidence and Advocacy .
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