601:674. Deposition Advocacy (2 or 3) S
Enrollment limited to 24 students (6-8 students per section)
Intensive Deposition Advocacy program is an advanced civil practice skills course focusing on planning for and taking of discovery depositions through analysis of legal, factual and persuasive theories as well as witness psychology, conducting information gathering and admission seeking depositions, defending depositions through ethical witness preparation, making appropriate objections and dealing with obstreperous opponents. The course provides students with opportunities to perform in a simulated deposition setting, followed by individual faculty critique. These performance workshops are supplemented by lectures on specific issues relating to deposition practice. The course is led by Professor Lore and includes several adjunct professors in order to maintain an 8:1 student to faculty ratio.
This course will offer skills credit.