School Of Law

AdvocacyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200646.4


Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

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

Equivalent Units
69125 - Advocacy

200015 Criminal Procedure and Evidence

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completeion of 80 credit points of Bachelor of Laws 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.

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. There is a limit on enrolment in this unit because of the teaching method adopted.

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