223.11 sec. 001 - Federal District Court Practice (Spring 2020)
Instructor: Vince Chhabria (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Due to COVID-19, law school classes were graded as credit/no pass in spring 2020.
- Th 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Law 111
From January 16, 2020
To February 27, 2020
Course End: February 27, 2020
Class Number: 32501
Enroll Limit: 23
As of: 06/16 11:02 PM
This course examines the practice of law in federal district court, primarily from the perspective of the judge. We will conduct an overview of the life of the civil and criminal case, and then dive deeper into specific areas, including class actions, injunctive relief, criminal sentencing, and multi-district litigation. This course is not an adequate substitute for the standard federal courts class, but could serve as a good practical precursor or complement to that class.
Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend in order not to be dropped.
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