Claims/Gov't Entities (2nd 6 weeks)



SLN #: 26518
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: B02
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Gaughan

Course Description:
This class will meet on Mondays for 5 weeks from 5:30pm - 7:55 pm beginning Monday, March 18, and continuing through Monday, April 15.

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: 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