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Summer 2014
LAW669  AW  PRETRIAL LITIGATION PRACTICE

Course Description
In this course, students will draft litigation documents not typically covered in Legal Communication and Research Skills, including pleadings, motions to compel electronic discovery, and motions related to expert witnesses.  Students will represent either the plaintiff or the defendant in a hypothetical personal injury action.  They will draft litigation documents that correspond to various stages of a civil action, from the initial demand letter through a dispositive motion.  In addition to refining their writing skills, students will learn about products liability law, which is tested on the bar exam but is not always covered in Torts.  Drawing on the professor’s extensive practice experience, this course will be fast-paced and will emphasize learning-by-doing and creative problem-solving.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
05-27-2014 - 07-19-2014   TR  5:30 PM-7:20 PM F302

Course Frequency

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Students will be required to turn in written assignments at least four or five times during the semester.  All assignments will be graded, and no assignment will be worth more than fifty percent of the grade.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Writing Requirement
Special Attributes: None
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s):
Litigation & Dispute Resolution (Concentration)   More information

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Professor(s)

NEMEROVSKI, PETER


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: pnemerovski@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-6873
Office: C420