Civil Procedure 1

Class Information Fall 2020

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 19729
  • Meets: Wed & Fri
  • Time: 9:00 am - 10:15 am
  • Location: 104
  • Exam: 11/30-12/11
  • Course Description
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Kent Streseman

Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Faculty Advisor, Honors Moot Court Internal

Civil Procedure 1

Course Description:

The study of the rules, standards, and values that govern the procedures used in civil cases in the federal district courts of the United States. Drawing from constitutional and statutory texts, and emphasizing the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the course covers civil litigation issues including: jurisdiction, choice of law, venue, pleadings, discovery, pre-trial motions, trial through judgment, joinder of parties and claims, and finality of judgments. The course also constitutes an introduction to legal strategy and the professional responsibility of lawyers in representing their clients. (This is the first of two Civil Procedure courses)

Class Notes:

First year class. Sections 3 and 4.  See 1L schedule.