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Law11-Spring2015-3302

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Activities

 

 

 

 

Academic Calendar
textbooks

online textbook chapters

Law 11 - Civil Litigation - #3302 - Hybrid
On Campus, Thursday evenings - 6:50 - 8:15 pm - CMS 005   

Prof  Deborah Zexter -  Activities- Textbooks -  Read  Dear Online Student -  Study Guide and Welcome Message 

 

Distribution of Grades

Tests 40% of your grade

Assignments 45 % of your grade

Forum Discussions - Class Participation - 15%


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  2/15/15


Week 2 - Due 2/22/15


Week 3 - Due 3/1/15


Week 4 - Due 3/8/15

  • Read Chapter 3   - Case Evaluation & Strategy
  • #3 Prepare Slip and Fall Lawsuit - Alcaraz v. Vece Case 
  • Test #B  - Chapter 2 - Information Fact Gathering & Investigation  

Week 5 - Due  3/15/15

  •  Read Chapter 4 - Parties and Jurisdiction  
  • #4 Draft and Submit Dogbite Case
  • Test #C  - Chapter 3 - Case Evaluation & Strategy

Week 6 - Due 3/22/15

  • Read Chapter 5  Pleadings
  • #5 Case Evaluation and Pleading 
  • Test D  - Chapter 4 - Parties & Jurisdiction 

Week 7 - Due  3/29/15

  • Read Chapter 6  Complaints, Answers and Cross Complaints
  • Read Chapter 7  Special Pleadings 
  • #6  Analyze Landmark Jurisdiction cases
  • Test #E  - Chapter 5 - Pleadings,Chapter 6 - Complaints, Answers & Cross Claims, and Chapter 7 - Special Pleadings

Week 8 - Due  4/5/15

  • Read Chapter 8 Introduction to Motions
  • #7 Pleadings Discussion 
  • Test #F - Chapter 8 - Introduction to Motions   
  • Spring Break 4/6/15 - 4/12/15 

Week 9 - Due 4/19/15

  • Read Chapter 9 - Motions Attacking the Pleading
  • Read Chapter 10 - Summary Judgments 
  • #8 Practice Preparing your own motion
  •  Test G - Chapter 9 - Motions Attacking the Pleadings, and Chapter 10 - Summary Judgments 

Week 10 - Due  4/26/15

  • Read Chapter 11 Provisional Remedies 
  • #9 Submit your Demurrer 
  • Test H  - Chapter 11 - Provisional Remedies

Week 11 -  Due  5/3/15

  • Read Chapter 12 - Evidence 
  • #10 Discuss Problems with the TRO in the Gallo vs. Acuno case
  • #11 Submit your five (5) Interrogatories
  • Test I  - Chapter 12 - Evidence

Week 12 - Due 5/10/15

  • Read Chapter 13 - Introduction to Discovery
  • Read Chapter 14 - Written Discovery
  • Read Chapter 15 - Depositions
  • #12 Calendaring and Fast Track
  • #13 Review Settlement Conference Brief and answer questions
  • Test #J  - Chapter 13 -  Introduction to Discovery, Chapter 14 - Written Discovery, Chapter15 - Depositions

Week 13 - Due 5/17/15

  • Read Chapter 16 - Settlements 
  • #14 Getting Ready for Trial
    #15 Draft a Request to Produce Documents
  • Test #K  - Chapter 16 - Settlements

Week 14 - Due 5/24/15

  • Read Chapter 17 - Trial Preparation, Trial, and Appeal
  • #16 Prepare a Trial Chart
  • #17 Prepare a Release
  • Test L  - Chapter 17 - Trial Preparation, Trial and Appeal 

Week 15 - Due  5/31/15

  • Read Chapter 18 Enforcement of Judgments 
  • #18 Enforce a Judgment
  • Test M  - Chapter 18 - Enforcement of Judgments

Week 16 - Due  6/7/15

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

    updated:  1/4/15

 

 

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