Select Topics in Judicature: Persuading the Judge and Jury
Sprring 2018: This course will give students the opportunity to discuss and to practice parts of a trial such as jury selection, opening and closing statements, witness examinations, appellate briefs, and appellate arguments with Judge Bernice Donald. Judge Donald has been: a judge on Tennessee’s General Sessions Criminal Court; a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Tennessee; and a United States District Court Judge for the Western District of Tennessee. She currently is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She will share her trial and appellate insights and give feedback as you perform related exercises.