Pennsylvania Practice - Fall 2012
Term: Fall Term 2012-13 (2131)
Catalog Number: 5240
Class Number: 23536
Room: LAW 107
Catalog Requirements: W
Priority: General Enrollment Course
This course covers the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure and the Rules of Civil Procedure for District Justices. The course is intended to develop the student’s understanding of the rules of procedure which govern civil litigation in the state courts of Pennsylvania, the manner in which claims and defenses are raised, the forms utilized to raise these claims and defenses, and petition, motion and discovery practice, and will focus on the procedural tactics and strategies that are used to advance a client’s position.
Several papers are assigned and there is a short final examination on the last day of class.