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Appellate Litigation

This is a year-long clinic for students who are eligible for Certified Legal Intern status by having completed four semesters (a minimum of 48 semester hours) and received Florida Bar background clearance. This clinic aids students in developing litigation skills by preparing and presenting appeals in state appellate courts. Each student will have the primary responsibility for at least two cases, beginning with the review of the trial court record for the cases, conducting legal research, drafting and filing an initial brief, an answer brief, and a reply brief, preparing for oral argument, and arguing the case.

Students are required to attend the weekly class component.

Prerequisites: Evidence
Co-requisites: Criminal Procedure
Course Credit: 4 each semester
Grading: Graded
Faculty: Professor Howard Blumberg