LGP 925 (01) - Expert Witness and Scientific Evidence

Expert Witness&Scien Evidence

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 14888
This course recognizes that whatever type of lawyering one does (from patent litigation to criminal defense to personal injury to commercial), one must have an ability to manage effectively expert witnesses and scientific evidence. This course functions as an Advanced Evidence and Advanced Trial Advocacy course. It examines the law as to the admissibility of and limitations on expert testimony and on scientific evidence. It requires students to develop a competence in the use of experts during litigation by participation in simulated direct and cross-examination exercises as well as admissibility exercises. Eligibility: Open to 3Ls only. Prerequisites: At least concurrent enrollment in Trial Advocacy and Evidence. Course enrollment is limited to 20 students. Course format: skills training. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Albert Scherr

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 TR 3:45pm - 5:00pm UNHL 274