Bankruptcy Litigation (1st 6 weeks)



SLN #: 22106
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: A02
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Salerno;Kroop

Course Description:
This course will meet for 6 weeks beginning Friday, January 11, 2013.

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

Grades will be based on class participation and performance in in-class practical exercises.

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