Unit

School Of Law

Advocacy (Juris Doctor)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 201063.1

Discipline: LEGAL PRACTICE

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
John Juriansz


Assumed Knowledge
Good communication skills; including the ability to construct a coherent argument and write in a manner that is grammatically correct.


Corequisite
201059 Criminal Procedure and Evidence (Juris Doctor)

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in course 2826 Juris Doctor and successful completion of 80 credit points of Juris Doctor core units. Enrolment in the unit is by invitation only following a call for expressions of interest and a merit selection process. Classes are kept small due to the practical nature of the unit. Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit imparts basic courtroom trial skills giving practice in applying substantive law, practice, procedure and evidence in a simulated courtroom. It also explores both professional and ethical issues involved in the courtroom. Students will engage with advocacy techniques and problem solving and reflect on advocacy problems such as those in leading cases and trial transcripts. Enrolment in this unit is limited owing to the practical nature of the unit.


Courses
2826.1Juris DoctorCURRENT




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