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    Jun 19, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

LGST 1440 - Beginning Mock Trial

Goals: Students learn basic trial procedures and advocacy skills through practice sessions and courtroom simulations. Students prepare for and conduct a trial of a hypothetical case. Student teams compete in invitational regional and national competitions.

Content: Participatory study of trial practice in the United States, advocacy, lawyering skills, and legal ethics. Focus on developing students’ speaking and critical thinking skills. Course is tied to the Hamline mock trial program.

Taught: Annually

Note: To be eligible for course credit, the student must participate in mock trial team practice during the fall, winter, and spring terms and participate in tournaments. Students enroll in LGST 1440 the first year.

Credits: 4 credits