Units: 1.5 or 2.0, Hours: 3-0 or 4-0
An inquiry into the functions of a modern procedural system with specific reference to the development of a process which considers the extent to which the specific system under study aids in the achievement of just, speedy and economic resolutions of justiciable conflicts on their merits. Students will be introduced to the basic structure of a civil action and major items for consideration throughout the development of civil litigation. In the result, such matters as the expenses of litigation, jurisdiction, initial process, pleadings, amendment, joinder, discovery, disposition without trial and alternatives to adjudication will be discussed.
307B (2) Concentration in Drafting.
Note: 1.5 units or 2 units depending upon whether the course includes a concentration in drafting.
Undergraduate course in Law offered by the Faculty of Law.