2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Dec 07, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

LGST 3670 - Legal Interviewing


Goals:  To introduce students to general interviewing principles and to explore in more detail interviewing in the legal setting including interviewing clients and witnesses.

Content: The course focuses on developing basic interviewing skills and explores particular features of conducting legal interviews including understanding the ethical implications of legal interviews and of cultural diversity as it affects legal interviewing. Particular attention is given to oral communication skills through participation in small group and large group discussions and presentations. Students will have multiple opportunities to practice and analyze their own and others’ oral communication skills and to understand the relationship between their communication choices and outcomes.

Taught: Annually

Prerequisite: LGST 1110 or CJFS 1120

Credits: 4