This course covers the procedures that apply to civil lawsuits. The focus will be on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which are similar to procedural rules in most state courts, and federal constitutional law on civil procedure.
Fixed exam at end of semester.
*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.
**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.