Curriculum Guide · Courses
Professor C. Steven Yerrid
J.D. Seminar 336 | 1 credit hours
This mini-course will present remarkable challenges for students seeking a career in the courtroom. Students will explore innovative and effective approaches in the areas of voir dire, witness examination, opening statement, and final argument. The importance and consideration of client and case selection will also be addressed. All students will be encouraged and expected to participate. The course is designed to inspire active involvement through the various aspects of the course. It should be challenging, but at the same time gratifying and enjoyable for anyone who may have aspirations of becoming a trial lawyer. Evaluation will be on class preparation and student involvement/participation.
Note: WEEK ONE COURSE. This seminar will meet for one week only on the following days: Monday, January 6, 2014, through Friday, January 10, 2014, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. This course is mandatory pass/fail and will count toward the 7 credit pass/fail limit for J.D. students. This course is not mutually exclusive with any courses in the Trial Practice series or any clinic. Note: Attendance at all class sessions is mandatory and all enrolled and waitlisted students must attend the first class in order to be enrolled. Students on the wait list must attend the first class in order to be admitted off the wait list. Enrolled students will have until Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. to drop this course.