Jan 29, 2023  
2013-14 Catalog 
    
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LGL* 208: Litigation

3 Credits
(Formerly LEGL 221)
Provides the student with a basic understanding of the civil litigation process as preparation for employment as a paralegal. The course surveys and reviews the civil litigation process in state and federal courts, including the form and content of documents used in instituting or defending civil lawsuits. Students will be taught legal concepts and skills necessary to work as a litigation paralegal. Emphasis is given to court and office procedures before, during, and after trial, including causes of action and remedies, lawyer and client relationships and ethics, discovery, pleadings, organization of evidence, juries and verdicts; structure of a civil trial; post-trial motions; judgments; appeals, settlements, releases, and dismissals; and arbitration and mediation.
Prerequisites: POL* 120  or eligibility for ENG* 101  or permission of instructor
Offered: Fall, Spring



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