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law11 0308 fall2010

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Law 11  - Civil Litigation -  Prof. Jon Jackman
starts 8/30/10 - ends 12/19/10 (16 weeks)


Due Dates Law 11 - Civil Litigation - Fall 2010 - Section # 0308
Read - Read - Dear Online Student - Study Guide and Welcome Message


law home page - http://lamission.edu/law - look at classwiki - http://litigationlaw.pbwiki.com/ - important dates - http://www.lamission.edu/calendar.aspx - good summary of Civil Procedure - general syllabus - see course description - http://www.lamission.edu/disciplines/law.html

Work in law 11 is due on Sundays at 11:55 pm - no late work please - http://profj.us/late


All of the work below is done under moodle


Distribution of Grades

Tests 40% of your grade

Assignments 50 % of your grade

Forum Discussions - Class Participation - points posted at the end of class 10% of your grade


A = 90% or above

B = 80% or above

C = 70% or above

D = 60% or above

A grade of C or greater is required to pass the class


Week 1 - Due 9-05-10

 

Week 2 - Due 9-12-10

 

Week 3 - Due 9-19-10

 

Week 4 - Due 9-26-10

  • Read Chapter 3 (FCLP4 - Chp. 3 - pgs 61-86).  - Case Evaluation & Strategy see case evaluation lecture notes
  • #5 Unauthorized Practice of law - Alredo case - listen to podcast
  • Test #C Draft and submit Dogbite Lawsuit

 

Week 5 - Due 10-03-10

  • no chapter to read
  • #6 Case Evaluation Hypothetical and Discuss 
  • Test D Administrative Remedies and Judicial Review ("Big Beef Lawsuit")

 

Week 6 - Due 10-10-10

  • Read Chapter 4 (FCLP4 - Chp. 4 - pgs. 87-107) Parties and Jurisdiction
  • #7 L.A. Superior Court 
  • #8 Analyze Landmark Jurisdiction Cases 
  • Test #E Apply your Knowledge to Jurisdiction 

 

Week 7 - Due 10-17-10

  • Read Chapter 5 (FCLP4 - Chp. 5,6,7 - pgs. 102-174) - Pleadings
  • #9 Pleadings Discussion 
  • #10 Research Problem 
  • Test #F Apply your Knowledge to Pleadings 
  • Test G Necessary elements in plaintiffs' pleadings and defenses

 

Week 8 - Due 10-24-10

  • Read Chapter 6 (FCLP4- Chp. 8 - pgs. 175-192)  Law and Motions
  • #11 Practice preparing you own motion 
  • Test H Submit Standard Complaint 
  • Test I Apply your Knowledge to Law and Motion 

 

Week 9 - Due 10-31-10

  • Read Chapter 7 (FCLP4 - Chp. 9, 10 - pgs. 193- 219) - Motions Practice
  • #12 Submit your Demurrer - under "assignments" - what is a demurrer? - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demurrer
  • Test #J Apply your Knowledge to Motions Practice 

 

Week 10 - Due 11-07-10

  • Read Chapter 8 (FCLP4 - Chp. 11 - pgs. 221-242) - Provisional Remedies
  • #13 Discuss problems with the TRO in the Gallo vs. Acuno Case 
  • Test #K Apply your knowledge to Provisional Remedies 

 

Week 11Due 11-14-10

  • Read Chapter 10 - (FCLP4- Chp. 13,14,15 - pgs. 267-360) Discovery
  • #14 Submit your five (5) interrogatories 
  • Test L Apply your Knowledge to Discovery 

 

Week 12 - Due 11-21-10

  • Read Chapter 11 - (FCLP4 - Chp. 16 - pgs. 361-374) Settlements
  • #15 Calendaring and Fast Track 
  • #16 Review Settlement Conference Brief and answer questions 
  • Test M Apply your Knowledge to Settlements 

 

Week 13 - Due 11-28-10

  • Read Chapter 12 - (FCLP4 - Chp. 17 - pgs. 375-412) Trial Preparation
  • Read Chapter 13 -(FCLP4 - Chp. 18 - pgs. 413-427) Enforcement of Judgments
  • #17 Read "Getting Ready for Trial" and outline the steps to take in the last 100 days before trial
  •  Test N Apply your Knowledge to Trial Preparation and Appeal 

 

Week 14 - Due 12-05-10

Test O Apply your Knowledge to Enforcement of Judgments  

 

Week 15 - Due 12-12-10

  • Read Chp. 14 (FCLP4 - Chp. 19 - pgs. 427-437) - Alternative Dispute Resolution 
  • Test N Apply your Knowledge to Alternative Dispute Resolution

Week 16 - Due 12-19-10

 

  • Assignment TBA

    updated:  10-22-10

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