Curriculum

Civil Procedure II

B534 is taught by C. Geyh, A. Parrish, Quintanilla

This three-credit foundational course focuses on the legal framework governing civil litigation, including key jurisdictional doctrines and the policies underlying procedural law. While we may discuss state law from time to time, the course emphasizes federal civil procedure. In Civil Procedure II, we will cover the following topics: personal jurisdiction, subject matter jurisdiction, notice, venue, transfer, forum non conveniens, and the Erie doctrine. The course also introduces students to legal strategy and professionalism issues.