Cowell CollegeCOWL 110 Introduction to Mock Trial

Introduces Mock Trial, which is open to all students. Covers the basics of argumentation, cross and direct examinations, permissible evidence, witness testimony, and courtroom protocol. Special emphasis is on public speaking. Students write speeches for opening and closing arguments and create questions for witnesses. Students must read the Mock Trial handbook for examples and strategies. Each student has an opportunity for public speaking and creating a coherent legal argument.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to college members.

Credits

2

Instructor

Dena Robertson

Repeatable for credit

Yes