Litigation & the Judicial Process Courses

Courses in this area examine the procedural and remedial rules that regulate civil and criminal litigation in our state and federal courts. Building upon the required Civil Procedure I and II sequence, the key survey courses in this area are Adjudicatory Criminal Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Federal Courts, Conflict of Laws, and Remedies. Related simulation courses include Trial Advocacy, Federal Trial Practice, and Moot Court.


Courses

Foundation Courses

  • Evidence (6230)
  • Federal Courts (6232)
  • Conflict of Laws (6234)
  • Remedies (6238)
  • Criminal Procedure (6360)
  • Adjudicatory Criminal Procedure (6362)

Advanced Courses

  • Complex Litigation (6236)
  • Electronic Discovery and Evidence (6237)
  • Appellate Practice (6246)
  • Selected Topics in Civil Procedure (6247)**
  • Scientific Evidence Seminar (6248)
  • Civil Procedure Seminar (6249)
  • Admiralty (6293)
  • Insurance (6298)
  • Products Liability (6354)
  • Role of the Federal Prosecutor (6363)
  • Criminal Tax Litigation (6365)
  • Environmental and Toxic Torts (6449)
  • The Federal Circuit (6477)
  • Comparative Constitutional Law (6555)
  • Nation Building and the Rule of Law (6559)
  • Race, Racism, and American Law (6595)
  • Family Justice Litigation Clinic (6624)
  • Criminal Appeals and Post-Conviction Services (6625)
  • Vaccine Injury Litigation Clinic (6626)
  • Law Students in Court (6634)
  • Pre-Trial Advocacy (6643)
  • Advanced Appellate Advocacy (6653)
  • Law and Rhetoric (6654)
  • The Craft of Judging (6669)
  • Government Lawyering (6671)
  • Military Justice (6873)
  • Comparative Military Law (6874)
  • Advanced Trial Advocacy (6675)*
  • Pre-Trial Practice in Civil Cases (6677)*
  • Ethics in Adjudication and Settlement (6678)*
  • Advanced Evidence (6679)*
  • The American Jury (6680)*
  • College of Trial Advocacy (6683)*
  • Pre-Trial Practice in Criminal Cases (6684)*
 
The following courses are open only to LLM degree candidates:
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management Systems Design (6681)
  • Arbitration (6685)

*These courses have limited enrollment by JD students with the written permission of the program director.

**For 2018–2019, Civil Procedure Generic Courses may include Advanced Pre-Trial Advocacy.

 

Course Descriptions