Civil Procedure I

3.00 crs.

In this course, students will study issues related to the federal court system, including what controversies may be brought in the federal court system, who is subject to the jurisdiction or power of the federal courts, choice of applicable law in federal court, what remedies are available to litigants, and how to frame and respond properly to pleadings in the federal court system.  Material includes select provisions of the U.S. Constitution, federal statutes, federal rules, and case interpretations of these provisions, as well as ethical standards and considerations.