Trial Practice

Definition - What does Trial Practice mean?

Trial practice is a law school course that allows law school students to practice their skills in a trial setting. It is basically a series of mock trials where law students can practice public speaking, making arguments, jury selection, tone and other things related to litigation. It is an alternative to other classes in law school, which simply teach law.

Justipedia explains Trial Practice

Trial practice can be very helpful for law students, because it gives them an opportunity to learn and make mistakes in a trial setting where there are no real-life consequences.

Many cases are settled out of court; however, a percentage of them still make it all the way to a trial. So, lawyers need to know how to argue a case properly in a trial. During trial practice, law professors can give tips that law students can use in the future to help them with their cases.

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