Pre-Trial and Discovery Practicum | L4468
This "hands-on" course provides students with a practical understanding of the pretrial process and how discovery procedures shape and impact civil litigation today. The progression of class topics mirror the pretrial process within the context of a hypothetical case. Starting with initial client interviews, class topics will include interrogatories, requests for production, electronic discovery, depositions, and expert discovery. Students will also consider ethical issues relating to discovery and the pretrial process, and what remedies or sanctions are available for discovery abuses.
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course will satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement.