563
LAW
Trial Practice

Law School Description

With the assistance of members of the Hawai‘i trial bar, students examine sequential stages of pre-trial and trial practice in a problem setting. Topics include investigation, pleadings, motions, discovery, voir dire examination, opening statements, direct and cross examination, closing argument, selected evidentiary problems, post-trial motions, and appellate practice. Students engage in simulated exercises and their work is critiqued. The course is graded on a credit/no credit basis. Pre: Evidence (LAW 543).

UH Mānoa Catalog Description

Examination of sequential stages of pre-trial and trial practice in a problem setting. Topics include investigation, pleadings, motions, discovery, voir dire examination, opening statements, direct and cross examination, closing argument, selected evidentiary problems, post-trial motions, and appellate practice. Students engage in simulated exercises, and their work is critiqued. CR/NC only. Pre: 543 or consent.

Credit(s) for this CRN

2

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Enrollment Cap

12

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

Yes

Category

Criminal Law
Litigation

Prerequisites/Recommended

Instructor(s)

Support Specialist

Kelly-Ann Hernandez

Course Reference Number

72119