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L8877 S. Thinking Like a Litigator

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
None

Other Limitations
None

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of a case, and in light of that evaluation, understanding what would constitute a "win."
  • Developing a strategy to enhance the chance of "winning."
  • Developing themes that support that strategy.
  • Developing legal theories and facts to support them.
  • Planning discovery that supports the strategy.
  • Negotiating and mediating settlements.

Secondary Goals

  • Communicating with more senior lawyers and advising clients.

General Information

Type: Simulation
Level: Upperclass
Additional Attributes: Experiential Credit