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USC Gould School of Law

Advanced Legal Writing and Advocacy: Appellate Advocacy     LAW-872

Students will learn to excel at appellate brief writing and oral advocacy. The focus of this class will be federal criminal appeals. By the end of the course, students should be able to competently brief and argue an appeal before any appellate court in the country. The class is expected to attend at least one day of arguments at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and will hear from guest speakers, including appellate practitioners and judges.

Units 1, 2, 3, 4
Grading Options Numeric Only
Exam Type None
Writing Requirement No
Skills/Experiential Requirement Yes
Enrollment Limit 10

Grading Options: vary with the professor

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