Hallmarks of Distinguished Advocacy

Section 1, Spring 16

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 18/20
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course treats oral advocacy as an effort to persuade any audience of the merits of a cause or proposal and of the credibility of the proponent. The first seven weeks treat advocacy in settings outside the courtroom. The last half deals with advocacy in the most common trial settings: direct and cross-examination, opening statements, closing arguments and appellate advocacy. Mutually Exclusive with LAW 7626, 9055, and 9185.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any):
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Due Date Only

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With:
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

Schedule No.
Law No.
Modified Type
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Concentrations: Litigation and Procedure
Public Syllabus Link: None
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