Winter Intersession or Spring 2014 Initial Class Assignment for:
Criminal Trial Advocacy § a
Instructor: Honorable Larry Gist
First class date: Saturday, January 18, 2014
Posting date: Dec 11, 2013 @ 16:54:39
Please bring the State v. Chambers Casebook to the first class.
Assignments will be made at our first class for the rest of the
semester. All exercises will be filmed and available online for
Wear casual clothes to class. Be prepared, if requested, to make a 3
minute presentation to the class at our first meeting. The
presentation can involve any topic, or your personal background that
will get and keep everyone's attention, and be persuasive as to why
everyone should like and trust you.
This class is all about tactics, strategy, preparation and winning
on the facts. So be humorous if that fits, or serious, or some of
both. 3 minutes doesn't seem very long but it will feel like a
We are going to learn how to make people like, respect and trust us
and how to win on the facts in the courtroom.
I look forward to meeting everyone and sharing this semester with
Judge Larry Gist