*Advanced Civil Procedure and Legal Ethics: Complex Civil Litigation (21190). 3 units. This is a casebook course in advanced federal civil procedure. We will consider pleading, intervention, joinder, class actions and the Class Action Fairness Act, discovery, multi-district litigation, minimal diversity, abstention, coordinating jurisdiction between state and federal courts and related topics in complex federal civil litigation. Particular emphasis is given to case management and reform of discovery, settlement, mass tort litigation, and issues of legal ethics arising in complex civil litigation. Recommended for second term students who wish to continue their study of procedure from the first term and for sixth term students who wish a refresher in civil procedure before entering practice or clerking. Self-scheduled examination. E.D. Elliott.
Note: No more than three absences permitted.
SLB - 108 (Fri) Grade mode: graded CRN: 20373
Exam: 5/04/2015 - 5/14/2015 Questions available online Name or Id: Id Length: 4 hour(s)