LL.B 420 Law of Advocacy II


 

This course explores proof in legal proceedings. Employing problem-solving and practical/interactive role-plays, students will critically analyze the laws of evidence applicable to state and federal courts. Criminal procedures are examined, specifically, police investigation processes, prosecution, and defense obligations before and at trial.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Critically analyze and evaluate the process of proving facts in a common-law court system.
  • Apply rules of evidence in a principled and critical manner.
  • Construct effective written and oral arguments for a legal audience.
  • Demonstrate the application of trial and appellate litigation techniques and practice.
  • Compare and contrast the ethical roles of lawyers between state and federal courts.
  • Harness feedback for informing personal and professional development.