Aug 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Official General Catalog 
2017-2018 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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LAW 280 - Litigation and Trial Preparation

Intake procedure, systems and analysis, concepts of jurisdiction and venue, parties to an action, pleadings, pre-trial procedures, motions and special practice, special proceedings, trials, judgments and appeals.

Credits: 1
1 Class Hour - 5 Week Session
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Demonstrate an understanding of case file selection by preparing and getting a passing grade in a classroom simulation project which requires a selection of case files based upon law firm requirements.
2.  Demonstrate an understanding of legal confidentiality by reading and preparing position papers on confidentiality case studies.
3.  Demonstrate an understanding of the pleadings known as complaint and answer by preparing a complaint and answer in acceptable legal format.
4.  Demonstrate an understanding of the stages of a litigation proceeding by drafting, in proper format, various documents used to commence and proceed in a trial setting.

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