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LAWS13-455: Trial Advocacy

Description

Trial Advocacy is an advanced level elective subject in undergraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. Students enrolled in this subject will learn the practical skills necessary to enable them to represent a client in a trial, either civil or criminal. Upon completion of the subject, students will be able to conduct trial proceedings both effectively, and with due regard to ethical considerations.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeLAWS13-455
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,390

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of and proper application of the rules of trial procedure, trial advocacy and of evidence.
2. Conduct themselves at all times in a professional manner and to apply and abide by proper ethical trial practice.
3. Identify issues and apply the correct substantive law to a trial problem.
4. Present oral and written argument and examinations consistent with principles of trial advocacy.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Restrictions: ?

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Anti-requisites: ?

  • LAWS17-792 Trial and Appellate Advocacy

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Future offerings not yet planned.