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  • Students learn to solve clients’ problems by using effective research techniques, in-depth legal analysis, and clear and concise written and oral communication beginning with their first year legal writing classes.
  • Moot Court
  • Clinics offer students opportunities ranging from Supreme Court appeals to criminal defense work.

Practice-Oriented Courses

In addition to clinics and externships a significant number of our upper-level courses are all about acquiring the knowledge and practicing the skills necessary to excel in a host of cutting edge and traditional practice areas. Teachers of these courses are accomplished lawyers and jurists at the top of their games. Note: not all courses listed below meet the Experiential Credits graduation requirement.

Here are some examples of practice-oriented courses: