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(2 cr.) This is a practical course, designed to teach students the fundamental skills of advocating a client's position in an appellate court, on appeal after an interlocutory order or trial court judgment. The course develops various lawyering skills including oral advocacy, legal writing and drafting, and legal research. Taught by a veteran appellate litigator, the course also explores real life ethical and professional issues that arise in appellate litigation, as well as strategies on appeal. Completion of the course automatically satisfies the substantial paper requirement. (2 credits)
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