Course Details

Appellate Advocacy

Appellate Advocacy is an advanced course that teaches the substance of appellate practice and process and develops students' skills and judgment as appellate writers and oral advocates. Students will pursue a simulated appeal as the primary pedagogical device, applying core doctrines of appellate review and learning the dynamics of bringing an appeal and how to frame winning issues and arguments. Students will also hone their writing and analytical skills, preparing several pieces of work product that an appellate lawyer would create in the course of pursuing an appeal. Students' work will culminate in a final appellate brief and oral argument.

Catalog Number: LITARB 621
Practice Areas: Civil Lit. and Dispute ResolutionConstitutional LawConstitutional Law & ProcedureLegal Skills Development
Additional Course Information: Experiential Learning,  Professional Writing


Course History

Spring 2019
Title: Appellate Advocacy
Faculty: Provenzano, Susan E. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 16

Spring 2018
Title: Appellate Advocacy
Faculty: Provenzano, Susan E. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 14

Spring 2017
Title: Appellate Advocacy
Faculty: Provenzano, Susan E. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 13

Spring 2016
Title: Appellate Advocacy
Faculty: Provenzano, Susan E. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 16     Actual: 14