Pleadings & Practice (789)
(08/21/2017-12/16/2017)

PREREQUISITE COURSES FOR Pleadings & Practice

Course Description Credits Course Type Code
510 Contracts I Credits: 3 Crs Type: R
515 Contracts II Credits: 3 Crs Type: R

CO-REQUISITE COURSES FOR Pleadings & Practice

Course Description Credits Course Type Code
630 Evidence 3 R

Course Memo

This course will familiarize the student with pre-trial practices and procedures through a combination of lectures, guest lectures, reading assignments and pre-trial activities. Students will become familiar with the relevant Rules of Civil Procedure and other pre-trial techniques, including client interviewing and counseling, witness interviewing, informal discovery techniques, litigation planning, expert development and discovery, pleadings, interrogatories, depositions, requests for production of documents and things, request for admission, pre-trial motion practice, settlement strategies, settlement brochures, settlement conferences, pre-trial conferences, and settlement agreements.