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

LAW 476 - Complex Civil Litigation

This course will focus on the problems and procedures inherent in complex civil litigation. Class actions and other forms of multiple forum cases will be examined. We will discuss complex discovery issues, including electronic discovery, and their possible resolutions. Both pretrial and trial management of complex cases by the court as well as counsel will be presented. We will explore the use of alternative dispute mechanisms and the effect of claim and issue preclusion by judgments in complex litigation.