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LGS325 Art of Advocacy

The substance of law and politics is persuasive communication. This course will explore how this type of communication is utilized in both judicial and political settings. The course will include the theory of argument as well as hands-on application. Law-related advocacy will focus on openind and closing statements; direct and cross examinations; jusry instructions; courtroom demeanor; and appellate argument. Political communication will focus on structured debate and formal argument. Prerequisites: PLG 204 or PLS 112.

Credit Hours: 3

Academic Catalog 15-16