LAW 899L

Competition: Usd Nat'l Criminal Proc

1-2 Unit(s)

In the USD National Criminal Procedure Tournament, students develop written and oral advocacy skills by participating in a hypothetical appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. The appeal involves challenging and timely issues of criminal procedure. A team of 2 students will write a brief as either respondent or petitioner and then present several oral arguments. Enrollment in this course is limited to members of the Moot Court Board. To enroll, students must obtain permission from the faculty advisor to the Moot Court Board. Students receive 2 units in the fall semester. Subject to certification, students selected to participate in the competition may receive credit toward completion of the Upper-Division Writing Requirement (practice-based).