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Litigation and the Judicial Process

Appellate Advocacy

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Course Description: This course explores procedural and substantive aspects of appellate practice. Additionally, students prepare a brief and present an oral argument on the …


Appellate Practice IV

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Course Description: This class prepares students on competitive moot court teams by providing brief-writing and oral argument instruction. The course includes practice arguments following …


Business Litigation

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Course Description: This course is specifically designed for law students with a strong inclination to become litigators and handle cases involving business disputes. The …


Business Torts and Unfair Competition

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The first year course in Tort Law introduced the role of tort doctrines, such as intentional interference with protected legal interests, negligent breach of …


Civil Law Clinic

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Course Description: Students work with clients, appear in court, negotiate with opposing counsel, draft motions, and try cases in local, state, and federal courts …


Civil Procedure I

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Civil Procedure I introduces students to the civil litigation process in federal and state courts. This course focuses on the kinds of disputes courts …


Civil Procedure II

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Course Description: Using the federal courts as a model, this course critically examines how the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure attempt to secure the …


Conflict of Laws

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Course Description: The course in conflict of laws explores how courts handle such cases in a variety of contexts. Topics include choice of law …


Constitutional Litigation

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Course Description: Constitutional Litigation is a course in advanced and applied constitutional law. It focuses on one of the central ways in which constitutional …


Criminal Defense Clinic

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Course Description: This clinic operates as a small law office specializing in criminal defense work. Under faculty supervision, each student represents several defendants charged …


Criminal Prosecution Clinic

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Course Description: Students represent the City of Delaware and the State of Ohio in criminal cases, prosecuting cases as diverse as domestic violence, sexual …


Depositions

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Course Explorer: The course will cover the procedure and problems associated with taking a deposition. We will focus on how a deposition can most …


E-Discovery Law and Practice

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Course Description: This course presents an overview of e-discovery law, as well as an examination of its practical implications for modern commercial litigation and …


Evidence

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Course Description: This course surveys the law of evidence. Students develop a facility with major evidentiary rules and concepts, based on a study of the …


Evidence in Trial Practice Seminar

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This seminar examines a host of evidentiary issues that challenge trial courts and litigants in the course of a trial. By exploring these issues …


Federal Courts

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Course Description: This course examines the scope of and limitations upon the federal judicial power under Article III of the Constitution. It is organized around …


International Business Arbitration

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Course Description: The course examines the international arbitration process and the legal framework of private contract, national law, and international treaties in which it …


Judicial Externship

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Course Description: Judicial externships provide excellent educational opportunities, including observation of the workings of courts from the inside, interaction with distinguished judges, and engagement …


Jury Instructions

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Course Descriptions: Jury instructions are the set of legal rules that jurors should follow when the jury is deciding a civil or criminal case. …


Justice for Children Clinic

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Course Description: The course examines the substantive and procedural rights of children in a variety of legal contexts. As legal interns certified by the …


Law and Social Science

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Course Description: This course introduces students to the use of social science evidence by legal practitioners and courts at all levels. Such evidence is …


Law, Lawyers, and Social Movements Seminar

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Course Description: This course will examine the relationship between law, lawyers, and social movements, and, in so doing, consider the relationship between law, social …


Lawyers and the Media

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Course Description: The course will address the legal and ethical issues involved in dealing with the media and making public statements about litigation and …


Pretrial Litigation

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Course Description: In this course, students learn the law, theory, and practice of the important proceedings that occur prior to the trial of civil cases. …


Products Liability

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Course Description: In this course we will examine the historical development of modern products liability law, the impact that product liability law has had …


Public Interest and Government Externship

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Course Description: Conduct substantive legal work at government and non-profit placements, attend a class designed for externs, and fulfill specific academic requirements.   Experiential …


Remedies

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Course Description: The study of the general principles of remedies, integrating public-law and private- law forms of relief. Topics include compensation, punitive damages, damages …


The Employment Litigation Problem

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This course centers on problem solving and the skills and professional judgment required in litigation work. This course will explore issues that confront lawyers …


The U.S. Supreme Court Seminar

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Course Description: This seminar will focus on the U.S. Supreme Court as an institution and demonstrate the ways in which its formal and informal …


Trial Practice

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Course Description: In this course, students learn basic trial techniques. Students participate in simulated trial problems and proceedings conducted under the supervision of a …


U.S. Supreme Court Decision-making Seminar

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Course Description: This seminar deals primarily with the process of constitutional litigation as seen from the perspective of the U.S. Supreme Court. It includes a …