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Trial Process - JURD7612
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Faculty: Faculty of Law
School:  School of Law
Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Postgraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: LAWS2311, LAWS2321; or LAWS1010
Excluded: LAWS3312
Fee Band:   (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


An advocacy training course concerned with the procedural and practical aspects of trial litigation and focusing on the role of the lawyer. Preparation of cases for trial, from initial investigation to final submission. Major emphasis is given to developing skills of interviewing, collecting facts, examining and cross-examining witnesses, and addressing judges. Begins with a series of practice exercises simulating real life litigation problems and students initially play all the courtroom roles: lawyer, witness, orderly and judge. Concludes with a series of mock trials derived from actual cases and presided over by judges and barristers. The course is based upon the conduct of civil trials.

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