Study of the principal elements of the civil litigation process. The subjects studied include elements of a fair procedural system; phases of a lawsuit with an emphasis on pleadings, discovery, and pretrial adjudication; scope of courts’ jurisdiction over individuals and claims; the effects of prior adjudication; complex litigation; and alternatives to formal adjudication. Special attention is given to the ways in which procedural rules implement various values, policies, and conceptions of justice.
Section Offerings for 2012-13
|O. Johnson||MTW 10:40 AM-12:00 PM||GRHL 103|
|T. Shaw||MTWR 11:00 AM-12:00 PM||GRHL 102|
|S. Cleveland||MTW 9:10 AM-10:30 AM||GRHL 103|
|B. Huang||MTW 1:20 PM-2:40 PM||WJWH 103|
|S. Sturm||TWR 9:10 AM-10:30 AM||WJWH 417|
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