University of Pittsburgh

Federal Civil Litigation Skills

Abbreviated Title: Fed Civil Litigation Skills
Catalog Number: 5630
2.0 Credits
Lecture
Priority: Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year Priority
Catalog Requirements: Professional Skills.

This course explores practical and procedural pretrial litigation activities encountered in federal civil litigation. The course is designed to develop practical case management, advocacy and negotiation skills while increasing awareness and familiarity with the Local Rules which govern litigation in the United States District Court (W.D. Pa.). The course will consist of both lectures and “hands on” exercises, both written and role-play, that track the procedural progress of a federal case.

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