Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 [Archived Catalog]

LAW 521 - Civil Procedure I

An introduction to the rules and principles that dictate the process by which civil disputes are resolved by courts.  A study of the judicial process and of the relationship between the procedural and substantive law; pleadings; principles of jurisdiction, including jurisdiction over subject matter and persons, and service of process; and an introduction to the allocation of jurisdiction between the state and federal courts and the law to be applied in state courts and federal courts. 

Credits: 3

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