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LAWS464 Advocacy

Practical skills of advocacy, with an emphasis on trial skills and procedures. Designed for law students in their final year of study.

This paper is designed to teach the practical skills of advocacy so that when students practise in Court, it can be done with a knowledge of the basics and an appreciation of what is required to perform successfully. The subjects covered include mitigation pleas, theory of the case, examination, cross examination, conduct in courts and appeals.

Paper title Advocacy
Paper code LAWS464
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $633.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,720.00

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Prerequisite
LAWS 314 and 66 further LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Notes
(i) Not all optional papers will be available in any given year. (ii) May not be credited together with LAWS470 passed before 2007.
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper are limited to 12, and it requires departmental permission.
View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Mr Len Andersen, Barrister & Solicitor
Textbooks
All materials provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Understanding of the practical skills of advocacy.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 13
Friday 13:00-14:50 9-11, 14, 17-22
Friday 15:00-16:50 12

Practical skills of advocacy, with an emphasis on trial skills and procedures. Designed for law students in their final year of study.

This paper is designed to teach the practical skills of advocacy so that when students practise in Court, it can be done with a knowledge of the basics and an appreciation of what is required to perform successfully. The subjects covered include mitigation pleas, theory of the case, examination, cross examination, conduct in courts and appeals.

Paper title Advocacy
Paper code LAWS464
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $646.20
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,856.00

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Prerequisite
(LAWS 314 or LAWS 414) and 66 further LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Notes
(i) Not all optional papers will be available in any given year. (ii) May not be credited together with LAWS470 passed before 2007.
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper are limited to 12, and it requires departmental permission.
View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Mr Len Andersen, Barrister & Solicitor
Textbooks
All materials provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Understanding of the practical skills of advocacy.

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Friday 13:00-14:50 9-12, 15-22