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2022-2023 Hill Book (Class of 2026) 
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CRM 307 - Mechanics of the Courtroom

Three Credits
Spring Semester

The first half of the course is an examination of our nation’s court system through a sociological lens to learn about the roles of the court work group members, their decision making patterns, and their impact on sentencing. The second half of the course covers basic principles of legal strategy: preparation of witnesses; techniques for effective openings, closings, cross and direct examinations; and impeachment of witnesses. The class ends with an interactive mock trial.

Prerequisite(s)/Restriction(s): CRM 120  or CRM 201 . (  is recommended).