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LL.M 602 Civil Litigations (3 Credits)

Students will discuss civil procedure topics that emerge in the context of civil litigation. Course materials include case studies of a mass tort lawsuit and readings on multidistrict litigation and class actions. Students address real-world strategic considerations from the defendant's and plaintiff's perspectives in civil cases.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn the differences are between civil litigation and other types of litigation.
  • Know where to find the law applicable to litigation matters.
  • Understand how the court system is structured.
  • Learn how a case moves through the litigation process.
  • Analyze what types of remedies an aggrieved party may seek from the court