Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law (List C)
Designed to introduce students to the actual workings of the California civil system. The procedures attendant on the litigation process from considerations prior to the filing of a complaint through the drafting of pleadings, motions, various discovery devices, trial-setting procedures, and procedures during and after trial.
Attendance is mandatory. Reading assignment for first class posted online. Professor tapes each class and posts recordings on I-Tunes University. A limited number of students will be allowed to write a SAWR paper in lieu of the final exam. Professor is willing to have a student tape a class with the permission of the professor for personal use only. Professor will provide class notes and slides.