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Spring 2019
LAW634  AW  COMPLEX FEDERAL LITIGATION SEMINAR

Course Description
This is a seminar that will examine procedures used to resolve complex disputes in federal civil litigation. Topics will include class actions, multidistrict litigation, bankruptcy, and structural injunctions, among other things. Students are expected to propose, present, and draft a paper concerning a topic within the umbrella of complex federal litigation.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-14-2019 - 04-23-2019   M  3:30 PM-5:20 PM F300

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every other year

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite:
Method of Evaluation: Paper
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Writing Requirement
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:

Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Litigation - Specialized
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
No  
Additional Materials:
No Textbook required for this course.  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: For the first class, please read the following documents: 1. Pretrial Order No. 61 RE: Bifurcation, In re Roundup Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2741 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 3, 2019); 2. David Rosenberg & Kathryn E. Spier, Incentives to Invest in Litigation and the Superiority of the Class Action, 6 J. LEG. ANALYSIS 305 (2014). The documents are attached.

    Material:
    All readings will be posted on the “Syllabus & Readings” page on the course website, http://complexfed.law.miami.edu. Please use your email login and password to access the website.

    TWEN/Blackboard/Course Webpage Link:
    http://complexfed.law.miami.edu

    Additional Information:
    The website will be up shortly. Please be patient.
      

    Chhabria_Bifurcation_Order_Jan_3.pdf
    Rosenberg and Spier.pdf

 
Professor(s)

CAMPOS, SERGIO


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: scampos@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-5899
Office: G380