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LAWS 8910 Litigation Skills: Fact Development (Fall: 2 )

Course Description

Instruction in the theory and fundamental skills of pre-trial advocacy in civil cases. Subjects to be covered include interviewing, fact investigation and analysis, case valuation/risk analysis, client counseling, pleading, discovery, and motion practice. Professional responsibility issues will be considered throughout the course. Grading is weighted heavily toward class participation. In addition, students must maintain a "case file," consisting of a 1-inch 3 ring binder. This binder will be submitted for grading at the end of the course.

Instructor(s): Michael F. Mahoney

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17