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Practice of Law & Legal Advocacy

Course Number: POL 274
Credits: 4
Offered: Spring Semester, Even Years
Instructor: Dr. Ryden
Overview:

This U.S. is a nation of lawyers, with the highest ratio of lawyers per capita of any country. Little of significance happens without lawyers having a hand in it. This course introduces students to the realities of the legal profession and its role in American society. In addition to interacting with panels of lawyers from a variety of backgrounds, students also will engage in the art of legal advocacy through participation in a moot court simulation, presentations on contemporary legal controversies, and short writing projects.