Civil Pretrial Practice



SLN #: 14637
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 010
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Cohen

Course Description:
This skills course will focus on the several aspects of pre-trial practice in civil litigation, including discovery planning and implementation, disclosure, interrogatories, requests for production, requests for admissions, examinations and viewings, depositions, discovery sanctions and pre-trial motion practice. Students will explore both the strategic and tactical aspects of pre-trial practice. Through a series of mini-projects and classroom exercises and simulations based on a hypothetical case students will begin to develop skills in pre-trial litigation. These mini-projects and classroom activities will provide the basis for evaluation in this pass-fail course.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Written Assignment: Yes, see course description
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: Yes
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Yes
Online Course Site: None