This guide gives access to materials related to Pretrial Advocacy (Law 970) and Trial Advocacy (Law 992).
Pretrial Advocacy topics covers the fundamentals of pretrial practice from the client's first visit to the day before trial begins including client interviews and counseling, alternatives to litigation, draft pleadings, conduct and respond to discovery, and negotiating and drafting settlement documents. .
Trial Advocacy topics cover the fundamentals of trial practice including opening and closing statements, direct and cross examination, use of demonstrative evidence, introducing exhibits, making evidentiary objections, and courtroom procedure and decorum.
Law Library Info
Wheat Law Library
1535 W. 15th Street
Lawrence KS 66045
Check the library web site for a complete listing of current hours.
The Wheat Law Library is a research facility, and its materials are the indispensable tools of the legal profession. Many are of a reference nature and do not circulate. Any person desiring to use law books and other legal materials may do so in the law library.
Reference help is available any time the library is open. You can also reach the Reference Desk by email or telephone at 785.864.3025.
Copying and printing are available at the 2nd and 3rd floor MFDs (multi-function devices). KU-affiliates will pay via their KU ID accounts; persons not affiliated with KU will need to purchase a printing/copying login at the Circulation Desk.