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2012 - 2013 Graduate Catalog 
    
2012 - 2013 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW 559 - Comparative Civil Procedure


This course will examine the major rules, practices, and modern developments of civil procedure used in legal systems around the globe. Study will focus on dominant legal systems, including the U.S., U.K., Continental Europe and East Asia. Anticipated coverage includes global comparison of the following issues: jurisdiction over the parties, organization of courts and the bar, pleading of facts and allegations, obtaining and proving facts, summary proceedings and provisional remedies, and appellate process. Reform efforts and prospects for the harmonization of procedure may also be covered. Grades will be based on class attendance, class participation, and a substantial writing component.