Legal Careers - LEG

LEG 101 Mock Trial 1 Credit

Acquire knowledge of trial proceedings, rules of evidence and courtroom skills necessary to qualify for Mock Trial team membership; prepare for and compete in Mock Trial tournaments. Students may take this class up to 4 times for credit.

Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

Offered: fall & spring.

LEG 201 Legal Reasoning, Writing and Advocacy 3 Credits

Examine process and techniques which lawyers use to advocate effectively in the American legal system. Analyze the art of legal argument, decision-making and reasoning. Draft legal briefs and memoranda, including use of precedent.

Fulfills College Core: Advanced Writing-Intensive

Offered: occasionally; typically fall semester.