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Federal Litigation Practice

  • Typically offered every other year

Description: A practicing federal court litigator conducts this seminar on real world litigation practice in U.S. District Courts. Students will prepare litigation documents necessary to conduct a federal civil case from beginning to end, including the demand letter, complaint, requests for production, requests for admissions, interrogatories, motion for summary judgment, memorandum in support of summary judgment, and compiling exhibits. This class also covers responsive pleadings including the answer and 12 (b)(6) motions, the Rule 16 conference, motions to compel, Pretrial Orders, and the court’s Opinion. The summary judgment memorandum qualifies for the “WIE” writing requirement.

Meets WIE writing requirement.