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Skills and Litigation Advocacy

Skills and Litigation Advocacy Courses - Faculty Recommendations

Administration of Criminal Justice Externship *

Advanced Legal Research ** 

Advanced Evidence

Alternative Dispute Resolution *
Note: This course assume no prior coursework in advocacy or litigation.

Appellate Advocacy (Moot Court) **

Appellate Advocacy Seminar **

Business Planning and Drafting

Carr Intraschool Trial Advocacy Competition Civil Rights Clinic

Complex Litigation

Employment Relations Externship

Environmental Law Moot Court Competition

Evidence *
Note: This course assume no prior coursework in advocacy or litigation. 

Federal Taxation Externship

Federal Jurisdiction

Immigration Law Clinic

Interschool Competitions

Judicial Externship

Judicial Process Seminar

Legislative Process Externship

Mediation: Theory and Practice **

Moot Court Board

Negotiations *
Note: This course assume no prior coursework in advocacy or litigation.

Nonprofit Organizations and Drafting

Pretrial Skills ** 

Prison Law Clinic

Public Interest Law Externship

Scientific Evidence

Supreme Court Simulation Seminar

Trial Practice *

Trial Practice Honors Board

UCDC Externship Program

Advocacy, Skills and Litigation Faculty

Professors Amar, Bjorklund, Florey, Imwinkelried, Jaime, Joh, Johns, Jorjani, Joslin, Lewis, Lin, Mendez, Murphy, Perez, Perschbacher, Pruitt, Reynoso, Shestowsky, Simmons, White

Note: The above recommendations are made by the Law Faculty teaching in the area of advocacy, skills and litigation, and not the Law Faculty as a whole.

Legend

* Basic Core

Core advocacy, skills and litigation courses identified as essential by the law faculty teaching in this area (see below) for all J.D. students (preferably taken in the second year).
Note, law faculty teaching in this area recommend J.D. students take either Alternate Dispute Resolution OR Negotiations.

** Expanded Core

Core courses (in addition to the Basic Core above and additional advocacy, skills and litigation courses as schedules permit as well as Selected Clinic or Externship Trial Practice) recommended by the law faculty teaching in this area for students interested in advocacy, skills and litigation.

Professional Responsibility is an essential course in all disciplines. It provides the "rules of the road" that lawyers must follow, regardless of their area of expertise.