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Credit Hours: 1
Description: Through role play and other means, this course is designed to teach methods and techniques that trial counsel use to prepare themselves and their witnesses for testimony that is truthful, engaging, trustworthy, and persuasive. Students will learn how to showcase witness testimony, reduce risks of unexpected or damaging testimony, gain witness confidence, explain the witness' role, uncover hidden information, lay foundations for admitting exhibits, and deal with cross‐examination, etc. Each exercise will be followed by critique and class discussion.
Prerequisite: None