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Civil Procedure: Getting Started

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Getting Started

This course will examine how civil litigation is conducted from the initiation of a lawsuit to its final resolution in a trial court. Students will examine issues relating to pleadings, joinder of claims and parties, discovery, summary judgement, motions for judgement as a matter of law, motions for a new trial, post-trial motions, and ethical limitations on pleadings and motions. The course may include a brief introduction to subject matter and/or personal jurisdiction. 

Wiki on Civil Procedure

Legal Information Institute Overview on Civil Procedure

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Subject Guide