Duquesne University School of Law

APPELLATE MOOT COURT I, 1 credit

Elective Course
PASS/FAIL
Prerequisite:  Students must have been selected for membership on the Appellate Moot Court Board.
Course Requirement: projects
Satisfies Professional Skills requirement
Fulfills Concentration Elective:  Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Family Law, Labor & Employment Law

This course is required for all new members of the Appellate Moot Court Board. This course focuses on appellate brief writing and oral advocacy to prepare students to participate in extramural moot court competitions. This course provides advanced instruction on legal research, persuasive writing, the record on appeal, the rules of the Supreme Court of the United States (which govern most extramural competitions), and professionalism. While the focus of the Couse is on appellate advocacy, students will also learn skills related to client counseling and alternative dispute resolution.

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