At Trial Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy, and Alternative Dispute Resolution from Loyola University Chicago your coursework combines lectures, faculty demonstrations, and student presentations. And you'll gain invaluable experience through simulated depositions, jury trials, oral arguments, arbitrations, and mediations. All three areas of dispute resolution will be covered.
Students at Trial Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy, and Alternative Dispute Resolution from Loyola University Chicago will:
- Try a complex case before a court of law in a bench trial and jury trial setting;
- Engage in critical case analysis that leads to the development of a persuasive theory of the case;
- Conduct challenging witness examinations that adhere to the rules of evidence for direct and cross examination of lay and expert witnesses;
- Develop a communication style that results in the delivery of persuasive opening statements and closing arguments;
- Lay the foundation for admissibility for all forms of evidence, including electronic, and make and respond to evidentiary objections;
- Analyze and compose a substantial written work of advocacy, including motions, briefs, position papers and research papers in a complex litigation, appellate setting;
- Family Law Practicum
- Federal Courts
- Federal Litigation Practice
- Federal Tax Clinic
- Health Care Litigation and Medical Malpractice
- Health Justice Advocacy
- Health Justice Policy Clinic
- Health Justice Project
- Human Trafficking
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPublic Law Legal Studies Master of Laws (LLM) View 251 other Masters in Public Law in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Application Form
- Official Transcripts
- Statement Of Purpose
- 2 Letters Of Recommendation
- Transcript Evaluation
- English Language Test Requirement
International38760 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1615 USD per credit during 12 months.
National38760 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1615 USD per credit during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.