Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

Civil Pretrial Practice

572 | 3.0 credits


This course focuses on the various discovery techniques and motions which are commonly used in federal civil practice, and compares state procedures. General topics include: motions to dismiss and demurrers, general discovery concepts and privilege, interrogatories, requests for admissions, document production, protective orders, deposition theory, experts, pre-trial conferences, motions to compel discovery and sanctions, summary judgment motions, motions for failure to prosecute, and pre-trial practice in complex litigation.