Appellate Law in Practice

Appellate Law in Practice

Course Description

What if you were able to take a course that actually got you practicing appellate law in New Mexico? What if all your hard and late-night legal research and writing work this year could be put to use in real cases where it would actually make a difference? Would you like to work one-on-one with established and talented New Mexico appellate attorneys in the Appellate Division of the Public Defender on a variety of criminal law issues? Are you preparing for an appellate clerkship? How about working on cases you might actually be able to cite to on your resume? Appellate Law and Practice is a year-long course in which you will work on actual pending appeals and prepare pleadings, while covering in symposium-style topics such as brief writing, oral argument, summary calendar process, appellate ethics, appellate jurisdiction, standards of review and more.