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Spring 2016
LAW211  A  CIVIL PROCEDURE II

Course Description
Civil Procedure II addresses the subjects of joinder, pretrial investigation and discovery, pretrial motion practice, settlement negotiation and alternative dispute resolution, trial and appellate practice, judgments, and complex litigation. Four themes guide this study: (1) the law of federal procedure (constitution, statutes, and rules); (2) procedural and substantive policy; (3) litigation strategy and the lawyering process; and (4) legal ethics. Litigation materials, including books and films, from The Buffalo Creek Disaster, A Civil Action, and Old Smokey, provide case studies.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-11-2016 - 04-20-2016   MW  11:00 AM-12:20 PM F209

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered every semester

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite: Civil Procedure I
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Grading may be based on class participation, multiple-choice exercises, memoranda, and/or a final examination.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
Bar Course
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Litigation - Basic
Bar Subject(s):
FLORIDA
Concentration(s):
Litigation & Dispute Resolution (Concentration)   More information
Social Justice & Public Interest (Area of Focus)   More information
Social Justice & Public Interest (Concentration)   More information

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Professor(s)

ALFIERI, ANTHONY


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: aalfieri@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-2735
Office: G281