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Fall 2022
5406 Procedure - CRUMP- 10790

Professor(s): David Crump (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section A 

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  TWTH  Location: 102A 

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 procedure.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus revised 7/29/22

Course Notes: (Face-to-Face)  The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration opens, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through two weeks before the first day of classes for the term, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. For this instruction mode, instructors and students are expected to normally be physically present in the classroom. If the course has a final examination, it will be in a classroom requiring your physical presence. Other assessment, such as a mid term exam, may also be in a classroom. Whether this instructor will offer “remote presence” (starting a zoom meeting from the podium computer to enable student remote access on an occasional basis) for part or all of the semester is not known, but students should not rely on an expectation that remote presence will be available.


First Day Assignments: First Class Assignment: Text pp. 1-23, Handout p. 5, 28 USC 1332 and Rule 8(a), (d)(1). Please see the syllabus for a fuller explanation (under "Class 1" heading). Please note readings in ALL CAPS on the syllabus will be emphasized, and your attention should focus on these readings.

Crump Procedure Handout 2022

Crump Procedure Outline

Procedure Powerpoint - Student Version 2022

Final Exam Schedule: 12/06 9am-1pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Required Course)

Course Materials (3/7/2022 8:52:14 AM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: Course Materials: FOUR ITEMS (4): Crump, Leske, Rizzardi, Dorsaneo, Perschbacher, Bassett, Cases and Materials on Civil Procedure 7th Edition, 2019 (ISBN: 9781531013981); LegalPub.Com, 2022 Federal Civil Rules Booklet (ISBN: 9781934852439); CRUMP & BERMAN, THE STORY OF A CIVIL SUIT (FROM BOOKSTORE); PHOTOCOPIED MATERIALS (Available On Course Desc Page TBD). ALSO: Download the 2021 Casebook Supplement.