Litigation Strategy and PlanningClass Term:
Fall Term 2017-2018Catalog Number:
2 (2 Contact, 0 Field)Graduation Requirements:
Departmental ConsentFull Year Course:
Special Permission Enrollment Courses - Enrollment in this course requires special permission. See the enrollment information for the section or contact the Registrar for more information.
Grading will be based on the written assignments, class preparation, and class participation.
This course will focus on the planning that a litigator must do throughout the life of a case in developing strategies for the conduct of the litigation. It covers in part taking a case, anticipating pretrial procedures, preservation of evidence, deciding on causes of actions, obtaining expert witnesses, discovery strategy, motions practice, development of trial themes, demonstrative evidence, jury selection, order of witnesses, and settlement considerations.