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Advanced Techniques In Appellate Advocacy

Course Number: LAW 6371 Credits: 2

Prerequisites:

  • Appellate Advocacy(LAW 5793)

Provides in-depth, advanced instruction and practice in persuasive written and oral legal analysis, focusing on appellate advocacy techniques. Builds upon training provided in first-year writing courses. Among topics examined will be appellate brief writing, preservation of appellate issues, appellate standards of review, rhetoric and the canons of logic in the appellate context, and appellate oral argument. Students will be required to prepare at least one appellate brief and to present at least one appellate oral argument.