Claims Against Governmental Entities

SLN #: 26653
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 027
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Gaughan;Henry

Course Description:
This class provides an overview of the unique challenges encountered in bringing and defending claims against state, local and federal governmental entities. The course addresses the history of sovereign immunity, its statutory abrogation and the procedures and prerequisites necessary to prosecute and defend claims against the government. This class will inform students of the law and mechanics of litigating claims against governmental entities using statutory and case law to inform students of the practicalities and pitfalls common to litigation against the government.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that is used to calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.