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244.1 sec. 1 - Complex Civil Litigation (Spring 2013)

Instructor: Stephen McG. Bundy  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: TuTh 8:35-9:50
Meeting Location: 140

Course Start: January 08, 2013
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49691


Complexity in litigation can arise from high stakes, large volumes of relevant information, difficult technical and scientific issues, multiple parties, or multiple forums. We will look at all these sources of complexity, the challenges they present to the legal system, and the increasingly innovative approaches that have been used to deal with them. Coverage of issues varies from year to year, but may well include: scientific evidence, electronic discovery, class actions, mass actions, arbitration of complex cases, and the law and strategy of settlement and alternative dispute resolution in multiparty, multi-forum cases. Examples are drawn from all fields of complex litigation, including intellectual property, antitrust, securities, products liability,employment discrimination and civil rights.

Exam Notes: TH
Course Category: Litigation and Procedure

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Books:
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  • Complex Litigation, Cases and Materials on Advanced Civil Procedure, 5th
    Richard L. Marcus, Edward F. Sherman, Howard M. Erichson,
    Publisher: West
    ISBN: 9780314199607
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $114.89
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Folletts prices are unavailable at this time.
  • Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 2012-2013 Educational Edition
    West Law School,
    Publisher: West
    ISBN: 9780314949868
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 36
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Ned's prices are unavailable at this time.

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