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LAW 396X Topic: Mock Trial Seminar

Course Description: The mock trial seminar, an interactive activity in a public setting, teaches critical thinking. Students demonstrate their abilities to argue within an adversarial system before judges and their peers. The seminar prepares students for performance in the mock trial setting to distinguish the strengths of argument and to detect credibility issues. Requirements for the course demand meetings beyond published class times to prepare adequately for mock trial competitions.


3 credits