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L8187 S. Pretrial Commercial Litigation

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites

Instructor Co-requisites

Recommended Courses

Other Limitations
Limited to 16 students

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Drafting concise, precise and persuasive litigation documents.
  • Gathering facts thoroughly from clients and witnesses.
  • Understanding the purposes of different procedural rules and how and why litigators choose among them to advance their clients' interests.

Secondary Goals

  • Addressing ethical issues that arise in real world litigation.
  • Practicing oral advocacy.

General Information

Type: Simulation
Level: Upperclass