Professor Daniel C.B. Harayda
Professor Shane Rodriguez
-Interviewing & Investigating: Essential Skills for the Legal Profession, Fourth Edition, 2010, ISBN-9780735587359 [Referred to as Interview & Investigation]
-Massachusetts Cases and Materials
-See Additional Cases List*
Wednesdays — 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
All students are required to check email regularly each week for class updates and information
Addresses the need for attorneys to find information relating to representing clients, both by examining publicly available and archival material and interviewing witnesses which invariably will determine appropriate courses of action and in some cases, influence the outcome of an investigation and a legal matter.
Also addresses the legal and ethical requirements guiding an attorney’s own investigation, and techniques of delegation and supervision when the attorney is required to relinquish investigation to a licensed professional.
The course provides the skills, including knowledge of available resources, which will enable an attorney to elicit as much factual, relevant and admissible information in an evidentiary form for use in administrative, commercial or judicial tribunals.
*distributed in class