802 Civil Procedure II, Summer 2017 First 5-Week Session

Categories: Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution Appellate Practice

Section 001, Civil Procedure II -

Course Page for Summer 2017 First 5-Week Session -

Civil Procedure II, which satisfies the Jurisdiction of Courts requirement, covers personal jurisdiction, federal subject matter jurisdiction, venue and motions to transfer, the Erie Doctrine, the rules of joinder, and the preclusive effect of judgments. The course covers the interpretation of several key federal statutes (e.g., §§ 1331, 1332, 1367, 1404) and a number of important United States Supreme Court cases concerning matters of judicial federalism and due process. It is a fundamental course for all law students who intend to litigate or to participate in transactions that might lead to litigation.