5406 Procedure - BRUHL- 18521
Aaron Bruhl (FACULTY)
Course Areas: 1st Year - Section B
Time: 1:00p-2:30p TWTHLocation:
Course Outline: This course provides an introduction to the civil adjudicative process, primarily that of the federal courts, including jurisdiction, pleading, dispositive motions, discovery, and trial procedures.
Course Syllabus: Syllabus Updated 7/17/14
First Day Assignments:
First day of class: Read casebook pp. 1-19.
Second day of class: Read casebook pp. 21-32. (Some additional detail on the factual background of Pennoyer v. Neff, which you might find helpful in understanding the case, can be found here: http://courses.washington.edu/civpro03/assignments/PerduePennoyer.doc. The link takes you to a short excerpt from an article about the case.)
Third day of class: Read casebook pp. 32-44.
Final Exam Schedule: 12/05 9am-1pm
This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No
Course Materials (7/15/2014 12:18:32 PM)
Course Materials: Freer & Perdue, Civil Procedure: Cases, Materials, and Questions (Lexis, 6th ed. 2012). Students may purchase either the hardbound edition (ISBN:9780769847429) or the loose-leaf version (ISBN:9780769847368).
Course materials: Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 2014-2015 edition (LexisNexis), ISBN: 9781630436032. Alternatively, students may purchase a used copy of the 2013-14 edition of LexisNexis Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (ISBN: 9780769876658). The relevant material has not changed, so either of these two editions is fine.