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202.1B sec. L - Written & Oral Advocacy (Spring 2013)

Instructor: Cheryl Dyer Berg  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 1
Meeting Time: TuTh 9:00-9:50
Meeting Location: 134

Course Start: January 08, 2013
Course Control Number: 49448


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.

Exam Notes: P+
Course Category: First Year Courses

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Books:
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  • Making your case
    Antonin Scalia & Bryan A. Garner
    Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, c2008.
    ISBN: 9780314184719
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $20.90
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Folletts prices are unavailable at this time.

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