LAW 732

Appellate Advocacy

2 Unit(s)

This course builds on the writing skills developed in the first year of law school. Students prepare appellate briefs and present oral arguments in a moot court program. This course teaches written and oral advocacy in the context of a simulated appellate case file. Students will learn about the appellate process, develop research and analysis skills, prepare an appellate brief, hone critical writing skills, and present oral arguments. In addition to providing a substantial writing experience and deeper understanding of advocacy, the course prepares students to represent GGU in extramural moot court competitions. Successful participants may be invited to join the Moot Court Board. Prerequisite: Writing and Research I and II.