Summer 2013 Course Schedule

Appellate Advocacy (LAW-847-001)
Bushman Smith

Meets: 06:30 PM - 09:15 PM (T) - Room 500

Enrolled: 11 / Limit: 14

Administrator Access


Meets 5/28-7/25


This course examines appellate advocacy in civil cases, with an emphasis on federal courts. The focus of the class will be learning brief writing and oral argument techniques. Students will also study the fundamentals of appellate procedure, including jurisdiction, finality, the collateral order doctrine, interlocutory appeals, mandamus, standards of review, and issue preservation.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Winning on Appeal, Aldisert, ISBN: 978-1556818240, Second Edition, 2003, NITA

First Class Readings

Not available at this time.