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Fall 2014
5397 Complex Litigation - RAVE- 25372

Professor(s): D Theodore Rave (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Procedure and Practice 

Time: 1:00p-2:30p  MWLocation: 117  TUII

Course Outline: This course picks up where civil procedure left off and covers the major procedural issues that arise in complex civil litigation. We will focus primarily on multi-party, multi-jurisdictional disputes, with particular emphasis on topics such as class actions, multidistrict litigation (MDL) practice, and other methods of aggregating claims. We will consider the kinds of strategic choices available to lawyers handling complex cases, economic and practical problems of settlement, the role of judges in supervising and managing aggregate litigation, and other modifications to the traditional rules of procedure intended for single-party, single-claim disputes.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus updated 8/12/14

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Final Exam Schedule: 12/17/14 1pm-4pm      

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

Course Materials (4/2/2014 10:55:29 AM)

Book Required