Law 610:  Introduction to Advocacy

This course follows the first semester Legal Research and Legal Writing & Analysis courses. Instruction focuses on persuasive writing and oral advocacy. Students write both a pre-trial memorandum and an appellate brief and conduct oral arguments. Students also participate in a negotiation exercise and draft a settlement agreement. This course meets twice a week.

Sequence and Prerequisites: Required in the spring semester of the first year for JD students. Prerequisites: Legal Writing and Analysis and Legal Research.

Evaluation: Writing assignments