Certificate Course in Criminal Litigation and Trial Advocacy

West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences

Rs 8,000
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Typology Course
Methodology Online
Duration 120 Days
Start Different dates available
  • Course
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  • Duration:
    120 Days
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NUJS introduces Certificate Criminal Litigation and Trial Advocacy which for the first time brings practical insights from top criminal lawyers. This course is designed to be a highly practical course for lawyers who are interested in building a criminal practice. Instead of merely the provisions of the law, this course focuses on ground level realities, drafting some of the most crucial applications in criminal cases, working with the court registry, understanding cause lists, case management, handling client expectations, billing and litigation strategy. Coverage of these areas has been undertaken after speaking to experienced litigators (working at trial courts, High Court as well as Supreme Court), senior advocates, advocates on record and lawyers working in litigation teams at law firms. After pursuing this course, you will have a fair level of confidence in filing important documents in connection with a criminal case, conducting criminal trials on your own and in starting out to develop an independent practice as a criminal lawyer.


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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

Criminal Litigation requires practical legal skills to excel in. An in-depth knowledge of several laws is required to be a good criminal lawyer. This course brings practical insights from top criminal lawyers. The objective of this course is to prepare you for starting or expanding your criminal law practice by giving you knowledge about the practical aspects of criminal law, court proceedings and litigation strategy. After doing this course, you will have a comprehensive knowledge about the practical aspects of criminal law and criminal litigation in India.

· Who is it intended for?

Law students and young lawyers who have recently joined the bar will immensely benefit from this course.

· Requirements

The eligible candidate should be persuing or should have completed an undergraduate course from a recognised university/college in India or abroad. Admissions will be made on a rolling basis throughout the year. Students will have access to the course materials for a period of 1 year from the date of purchase with an option to renew the access for a nominal fee.


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What you'll learn on the course

Trial Advocacy
Criminal Litigation
Criminal law
Criminal Justice System
Application of Law
Case Management
Criminal Drafting
Fundamental Rights
Persuasion Skills
Common Myths

Course programme

Course structure:

Module I - Career Opportunities and Emerging Areas in Criminal Litigation

Module II - Working of the Criminal Justice System

Module III - Criminal drafting: it’s more than just formats. Use of fact situations, application of law and persuasion

Module IV – Case management

Module V – Building your practice

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