Bankruptcy Litigation (1st 6 week session)



SLN #: 26877
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: A02
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Salerno;Kroop

Course Description:
This course will meet on Friday mornings for the first 6-weeks of the semester. The last class will be held on February 17. The final exam will be administered on Friday, February 24.

This course examines the differences between litigating in bankruptcy court versus other litigation forums. Special rules and practices applicable to bankruptcy proceedings will be addressed, including:
• Presentation of the case in a bench trial before a sophisticated trier of fact (the bankruptcy judge)
• Discovery devices, such as Bankruptcy Rule 2004 examinations
• The use of expert witnesses in bankruptcy court
• Preparing and presenting the case through such devices as declarations in lieu of direct testimony
• Effective cross-examination in bankruptcy court
• The most important and useful evidence rules in bankruptcy court
• Evidentiary objections


Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 1
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None