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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

GOVT 477 - Trial Advocacy

An overview of foundational principles of advocacy in the courtroom. This course will introduce students to the basic principles and skills of advocacy in the trial courts of America. Students will study the element of a trial, the Federal Rules of Evidence, and how to prepare and perform an opening statement, a direct cross-examination of witnesses, and a closing argument.

Prerequisites:
GOVT 200

Credits: 3



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