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law11 0324 fall2011

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Law 11 - #0324 - Online 
 Prof Jon Jackman - Read  Dear Online Student -  Study Guide and Welcome Message

Distribution of Grades

Tests 40% of your grade

Assignments 45% of your grade

Forum Discussions - 15% 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


Law 11 - Civil Litigation - Tests

Test # A - Chapter 1: Introduction to Litigation
Test # B -Chapter 2: Informal Fact Gathering and Investigation
Test # C -Chapter 3: Case Evaluation and Strategy
Test # D -Chapter 4: Parties and Jurisdiction
Test # E -Chapter 5: Pleadings & Chapter 6 - Complaints, Answers, and Cross Claims & Chapter 7 - Special Pleadings
Test # F -Chapter 8:  Introduction to Motions
Test # G -Chapter 9 Motions Attacking the Pleadings & Chapter 10 Summary Judgments
Test # H -Chapter 11: Provisional Remedies
Test # I -Chapter 12: Evidence
Test # J -Chapter 13: Introduction to Discovery, Chapter 14 Written Discovery, and Chapter 15 Depositions
Test # K -Chapter 16: Settlements
Test # L -Chapter 17: Trial Preparation, Trial, and Appeal
Test # M -Chapter 18: Enforcement of Judgments

Test # N -Chapter 19: Alternative Dispute Resolution


Week 1 - Due 9-4-11

 


Week 2 - Due 9-11-11

  • Read Chapter 1 - Litigation Overview - see lecture notes -
  • #1 summons and complaint - general negligence -forms
  • #2 brief a recent litigation case
  • weekly forum discussion

Week 3 - Due 9-18-11


Week 4 - Due 9-25-11

  • Read Chapter 3  Case Evaluation & Strategy 
  • #5 Prepare slip and fall lawsuit
  • #6 Analyze California Codes
  • Test #B - Chapter 2 - Informal Fact Gathering and Investigation
  • weekly forum discussion

Week 5 - Due 10-2-11

  • Read Chapter 4   Parties and Jurisdiction
  • #7 Unauthorized Practice of law - Alredo case
  • #8 Draft and submit Dogbite Lawsuit
  • Test #C - Chapter 3 - Case Evaluation and Strategy
  • weekly forum discussion

Week 6 - Due 10-9-11

  • Read Chapter 5   Pleadings
  • #9 Case Evaluation Hypothetical and Discuss 
  • #10  Administrative Remedies and Judicial Review ("Big Beef Lawsuit")
  • Test #D  Chapter 4 - Parties & Jurisdiction 
  • weekly forum discussion

Week 7 - Due  10-16-11

  • Read Chapter 6 Complaints, Answers & Cross Claims
  • Read Chapter 7 Special Pleadings
  • #11 L.A. Superior Court 
  • #12 Analyze Landmark Jurisdiction Cases
  • Test #E Chapter 5 - Pleadings, Chapter 6 - Complaints, Answers & Cross Claims and Chapter 7 - Special Pleadings
  • weekly forum discussion

Week 8 - Due 10-23-11

  • Read Chapter 8  - Introduction to Motions
  • #13 Pleadings Discussion 
  • #14 Research Problem
  • Test F Chapter 8 - Introduction to Motions
  • weekly forum discussion

Week 9 - Due 10-30-11

  • Read Chapter 9  -  Motions Attacking the Pleadings
  • Read Chapter 10 - Summary Judgments 
  • #15 Necessary elements in plaintiffs' pleadings and defenses
  • #16 Practice preparing you own motion
  • Test #G  Chapter 9 - Motions Attacking the Pleadings and Chapter 10 Summary Judgments 
  • weekly forum discussion

Week 10 - Due  11-6-11

  • Read Chapter 11 - Provisional Remedies
  • #17  Submit Standard Complaint
  • #18 Submit your Demurrer -  what is a demurrer?  
  • Test #H Chapter 11 - Provisional Remedies  
  • weekly forum discussion

Week 11 -  Due 11-13-11

  • Read Chapter 12 - Evidence
  • #19 Discuss problems with the TRO in the Gallo vs. Acuno Case
  • #20 Submit your five (5) interrogatories 
  • Test I  Chapter 12 - Evidence
  • weekly forum discussion

Week 12 - Due 11-20-11

  • Read Chapter 13 -  Introduction to Discovery
  • Read Chapter 14 - Written Discovery
  • Read Chapter 15 - Depositions
  • #21 Calendaring and Fast Track 
  • #22 Review Settlement Conference Brief and answer questions 
  • Test J Chapter 13 - Introduction to Discovery, Chapter 14 - Written Discovery,  Chapter 15 - Depositions
  • weekly forum discussion
 

Week 13 - Due 11-27-11

  • Read Chapter 16 -  Settlements
  • #23 Read "Getting Ready for Trial" and outline the steps to take in the last 100 days before trial
  • #24 Draft a Request to Produce Documents
  •  Test K  Chapter 16 - Settlements
  • weekly forum discussion

Week 14 - Due 12-4-11

  • Read Chapter 17 - Trial Preparation, Trial, and Appeal
  • #25  Prepare a Trial Chart
  • #26  Prepare a Release
  • Test L Chapter 17 -  Trial Preparation, Trial, and Appeal
  • weekly forum discussion

Week 15 - Due 12-11-11

  • Read Chapter 18  - Enforcement of Judgments
  • #27  Enforce a Judgment
  • Test M Chapter 18 -  Enforcement of Judgments
  • weekly forum discussion

Week 16Due 12-18-11

  • Read Chapter 19 - Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • #28  Prepare a Demand for Arbitration - AAA
  •  Test N Chapter 19 - Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • weekly forum discussion

    updated: 7/6/11

 

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