Civil Procedure 2

Class Information Spring 2023

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 58095
  • Meets: Mon & Wed
  • Time: 10:30 am - 11:45 a.m.
  • Location: 102
  • Exam: May 08, 2023 1:30 pm
  • Course Description

Michael Kaufman

Dean and Professor of Law

Civil Procedure 2

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 second of two Civil Procedure courses)

Class Notes:

First year required course.  Attendance is mandatory. Prerequisite is Civil Procedure 1 (LAW 114A) Section 5 and 6