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Spring 2018
5320 Pretrial Procedure - SCHWARTZ- 20773

Professor(s): Charles Schwartz (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Procedure and Practice 

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  MW  Location: 209  BLB

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.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus updated 11/1/17

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 05/07 9am-12pm  240 TU2    

This course will have:

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

Experiential Course Type: no

Bar Course: Yes

Course Materials (11/3/2017 9:51:26 AM)

Book(s) Required