Advanced Appellate Advocacy
This course will cover the basic procedural and substantive issues involved in the filing, preparation, and arguing of an appeal, including the requirement of preservation and the applicable standard of review.
Working with a case file, students will have the opportunity to prepare an appellate brief and engage in oral arguments, thereby developing advanced skills in both written and oral advocacy. Students will have opportunities to become involved in actual appeals by observing practicing appellate arguments and participating in moots to help prepare appellate attorneys for oral arguments.
Approved for the Experiential Learning Requirement and satisfies the Writing Requirement.
Please note: Per ABA rules, this course may only be used for one graduation requirement. Students must communicate with the Registrar to elect to count the course for either Writing Requirement or Experiential Learning Requirement.
Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: Civil Rights/Civil Liberties; Immigration; International Law/Human Rights; Labor and Employment; IP/Copyright and Trademark; General Practice – Litigation/Dispute Resolution