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202.1B sec. J - Written & Oral Advocacy (Spring 2013)Instructor: Lucinda Sikes (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Meeting Time: TuTh 9:00-9:50
Meeting Location: 240
Course Start: January 08, 2013
Course Control Number: 49442
In the spring semester, first-year students continue their writing instruction in a Written and Oral Advocacy course. Currently, our Written and Oral Advocacy program uses a trial court format. Thus, in the spring, the first-year skills course involves preparation of a brief for a trial court motion on a hypothetical problem, and arguing that motion before a "judge," usually a practicing lawyer (and Boalt alum) from the Bay Area. Arguing a trial court motion operates as a chance for students to see their first semester Civil Procedure course in action. And, it provides an additional real-world research experience, to help prepare students for their first summer jobs.
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Required Books are in blue
- Making your case
Antonin Scalia & Bryan A. Garner
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, c2008.
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
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