Oral Argument

Public Policy and Law 202: Oral Argument

A major component of the Public Policy and Law major is oral argument. Beginning in PBPL 202, students are split into counsel pairs and face off in a series of Supreme Court arguments, with their peers serving as justices. The objective is for students to learn how to construct and frame an effective argument, articulate it, and defend it under rapid-fire questioning. Below are several examples of sophomores, juniors, and seniors competing in oral argument:


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