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.

Typical Course Credit

2

Credit Limit

3

Repeat Limit

Not Repeatable

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Assigned Sections

No

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

Yes

Category

Criminal Law
Litigation

Prerequisites/Recommended

Tentative Course Rotation

Full Time
Annually
Fall & Spring
Part Time
Annually
Fall

Effective Since

Spring
1987

Offering

Regular

Schedule Type

Lecture/Discussion (LED)

Major Restrictions

Law