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Spring 2015
5320 Pretrial Procedure - DAWSON/KAPLAN- 20234

Professor(s): Alistair Dawson (ADJUNCT)
Alexander Kaplan (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Procedure and Practice 

Time: 4:00p-5:30p  TTHLocation:  

Course Outline: This course covers the procedural aspects of trying a case in a Texas state court, up to the time of trial. Topics covered include the investigation of a case; the preparation of a petition, the service of same, and the taking of a default judgment in the event of a defendant fails to answer; determining subject-matter jurisdiction, personal jurisdiction, and venue; defensive pleading standards; discovery practice, including sanctions for discovery abuse; and dilatory and dispositive motion practice.

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Final Exam Schedule: 05/07/15 4-7pm      

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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No