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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

 
 
  
Federal Appeals

Course Description
This course covers the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure and their application in litigation before the federal courts. Substantive topics include, but are not limited to: post-trial motions preparatory to appeal, perfecting an appeal, standards of review and jurisdiction. There is also a simulation component that will entail writing a brief and presenting argument. The course will be taught by Deborah Pearce, a 1993 graduate of Tulane Law School. She is a partner in the law firm of Pearce & Powell. (1 credit) 
Upcoming Semester Offered
Spring 2014
   
 
   

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New Orleans, LA 70118
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6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
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fax 504.865.6710
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