College of Law

Civil Procedure I

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Law 5000 - Fall 2011

Professor: Neil J. Kinkopf Class Times: MW, 9:00 am - 10:15 am
Syllabus: Syllabus | Location: Room 170
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Course Description

Civil Procedure I. An introduction to the basic concepts of the law of civil procedure as a foundation for advanced study in both civil procedure and other areas of substantive law. It provides the student with an overview of procedure in a civil action and examines in detail the traditional bases of in personam, in rem, and quasi in rem jurisdiction of state and federal courts; the constitutional mandate of due process as it relates to notice of actions and the opportunity to be heard in them; federal question and diversity jurisdiction in the federal courts; venue of actions; modern systems of pleading and their historical antecedents, including the complaint, the answer, challenges to the pleadings, amendments, and the joinder of claims and parties.

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