110.05 Civil Procedure

A consideration of the basic problems of civil procedure designed to acquaint students with the fundamental stages and concerns of litigation, e.g., jurisdiction, pleading, discovery, trial, choice of law, and multiparty actions. In addition, this course will highlight a number of specialized topics including the role of juries in deciding civil disputes, the ethical responsibilities of the litigation attorney, and the development of alternative dispute resolution systems. At several points, this course will focus on an analysis of the procedural system's operations as revealed through empirical studies.

Special Notes:

*Small Sections 3 & 4

Fall 2018

Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor
Course Credits
Final Exam
Class participation
Stephen E. Sachs
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/fffae158-47f4-405f-8418-63e1c2c582f9
Email list: civpro-fall18-sachs@sakai.duke.edu
Degree Requirements
Course Requirements - JD
Course Requirements - LLM
Course Areas of Practice