Fourth Circuit Practice   [Archived Catalog]
2018-2019 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 687 - Fourth Circuit Practice

Credits: 2

This course will concentrate on appellate practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. It will focus on the proper way to prepare, present, and argue cases before that Court. Some time will be spent on rules and procedures for the Fourth Circuit, but the main emphasis will be effective advocacy before a federal appeals court.

Note: This course satisfies the professional skills course graduation requirement.

For first year students entering Fall 2016, this course satisfies the experiential course graduation requirement.

Basis of Grade: Written and oral assignments, class discussions and individual critique

Form of Grade: Letter