LAW Civil Procedure II: Multi-Party Litigation
Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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Civil Procedure II: Multi-Party Litigation
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[ Litigation ] Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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[ Litigation ] as a Key Elective : Litigation of public interest issues, such as civil rights, often involves large-scale and multi-party cases (e.g. class actions). Students should consider taking one or more courses that cover the procedures used in such cases.
General course Description:
This introduction to aggregative public or private litigation will cover joinder of claims and parties, class actions, multidistrict litigation, and other forms of aggregative litigation, as well as related topics such as preclusion and brief coverage of remedies and choice of law. The focus will be both doctrinal and practice-oriented, and will consider broader questions of how the civil justice system should respond to mass harms as well as proposals for reform. This course is strongly recommended for students planning a practice in private of public civil litigation, managing or supervising litigation, or a judicial clerkship. It provides a basis for advanced courses such as complex litigation.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law