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USC Gould School of Law

Trial Advocacy     LAW-821

This course examines decision-making by counsel in the litigation of cases and develops advocacy skills to be used in trial, including how to make opening statements, conduct direct and cross examination of witnesses, make evidentiary objections, introduce exhibits, prepare and examine experts, and make closing arguments. The ethical implications of litigation tactics and strategies will also be examined.

Units 3, 4
Grading Options Numeric or P/F
Exam Type None
Writing Requirement No
Skills/Experiential Requirement Yes
Enrollment Limit 12

Grading Options: vary with the professor

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