Schedule

Classes  Dates  Topics  Readings 
1  W 08.28   Course introduction    
2  W 9.04  What is Civil Procedure?    Ch. 1 
3, 4  TH 09.05, M 09.09  Structure of the Courts  Ch. 2 
5   W 09.11   The Jurisdictional Bases  Ch. 3 
6¬†¬† M¬†09.16¬† The Jurisdictional Bases cont’d¬† Ch. 3¬†
7¬† W 09.18¬† The Jurisdictional Bases cont’d¬† Ch. 3¬†
8   M 09.23  QUIZ; Court Observation Assignment given   
9, 10  W 09.25, W 10.02  The Parties and Their Claims  Ch. 4 
11, 12  M10.07, W 10.16  Causes of Action and Remedies   Ch. 5   
13  M 10.21  Statute of Limitations   Ch. 6 
14  W10.23  MIDTERM EXAM  (Chs. 1-5)    
15  M. 10.28  Statute of Limitations (cont.)  Ch 6.  
FYI¬† Th.¬†¬†10.31¬† Last day to drop any course with a grade of “W”¬† ¬†
16, 17   W 10. 30, M 11.04  

 

Commencing the Action; Summons and Complaint Assignment given  Ch. 8 

 

18,19  W, 11.06, M11.11  Gaining Personal Jurisdiction, Preparation, Service and Filing of Papers  Chs. 10, 11 
  F 11.07  Court Observation summaries due on OpenLab   
20  W 11.13  Summons  Ch. 12 
21  M. 11.18  Pleadings **Draft Court Observation Memorandum Due   
22  W111.20  Venue  Ch. 9  
23  M 11.25  QUIZ (cumulative); Bill of Particulars 

**Draft Summons and Complaint due 

Ch. 15 
24   W11.27  Motions  Ch. 7 
    Thanksgiving Break (Gobble Gobble)   
25  M12..02  Disclosure 

  

Ch. 16 
26   W12.04  Readiness for Trial; The Trial  

**Final Court Observation Memorandum due 

Chs. 18, 19 
27  M 12.09  Post-Trial Activities; Appeals
**Final Summons and Complaint due 
Chs. 20, 21 
28  W 12.11  Oral Presentations on Court Observations   
29  M 12.16  Oral Presentations on Court Observations; final exam review    
30  W 12.18  FINAL EXAM