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Trial Advocacy
Last Updated Date:   13 June 2022

4 Credits,  Semester 2

Course Description:
The objectives of this course are to: introduce students to basic trial techniques and skills, including the basics of presentations in Court, modes of address, examination in chief and cross examination and submissions on facts. It will also introduce students to witness preparation for trial. The practical skills learned in this will complement those learned in first year Legal Writing. This course will also give students an opportunity to interact with and learn from practicing litigation lawyers, and thereby give them a taste of the "real world" litigation practice.

External Tutors

Sanjiv Kumar Rajan; Ramesh Selvaraj; Wilson Wong; Darrell Low; Edmund Kronenburg; Elan Krishna;
Loh Tian Kai; Ronald JJ Wong; Kirindeep Singh; See Chern Yang; Kelvin Tan; Rakesh Kirpalani; Amy Tan;
N Sreenivasan, S.C.;Muralli Rajaram; Suresh Nair; Sheila Ng; Jeremy Gan;
Joel Chng; Joel Quek.

Course Convenor: Adjunct As/P Sim Khadijah

Co-teacher(s): Refer to List of External Tutors

Module Codes: LC2012

Contact Hours: 3hr Lecture


Mode of Assessment: Other forms of assessment (Practical - 100%)

Preclusions: LC2002 Introduction to Trial Advocacy; LC2013 Corporate Deals; LC2003 Legal Case Studies

Prerequisites: Year 1 Law Compulsory modules:
LC1003 Law of Contract; LC1004 Law of Torts; LC1001 Criminal Law; LC1016 Legal Analysis, Research & Communication; LC1015/LC1025 Singapore Law In Context; LC1002 Introduction to Legal Theory

Examination Date: 100% Continuous Assessment

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