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Pretrial Advocacy (Fall 2019)

  • Course Number: LAW-820
  • Class Number: 03572
  • Instructor: Patrick Walsh

Course Description

Pretrial Advocacy (Fall 2019)

Course Number: LAW-820

Course Description

This course will cover the steps in litigating a civil case from the initial meeting with the client to the final pretrial conference.  Students will have an opportunity to draft various pleadings and to participate in practical exercises, like arguing pretrial motions.  Students will be expected to have a basic understanding of civil procedure and evidence (though they are not required to have taken evidence to take the class).

Course Details

  • Unit Value: 4
  • Grading Options: Numerical or CR/D/F
  • Writing Requirement: Yes with submission of the Upper Division Writing Requirement Form.
  • Skills/Experiential Unit Requirement: yes
  • Participation: Required and Graded
  • Enrollment Limitation: 24