Legal Writing Research and Ora

Course Description

This class is devoted to learning the written and oral skills necessary for presentation of legal issues. Students will prepare and argue an appellate case in moot court format. Each student will prepare an appellate brief for one side of a case dealing with a controversial current legal issue. In team format students will then argue the issue presented before a panel of judges. To prepare for oral argument students will visit and discuss presentations made before the Trial Courts and the California Court of Appeal.

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