Dec 07, 2021  
2021-2022 LSU Law Catalog 
    
2021-2022 LSU Law Catalog
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LAW 5881 - Pre-Trial Litigation Practice


Credit(s): 2
Prerequisite(s): Evidence (LAW 5605 ) ; Trial Advocacy (LAW 5608 ) .
Students cannot take this course and Advanced Trial and Evidence Practice (LAW 5826 ). This is an experiential simulation course that places exclusive emphasis on the pretrial phase of the litigation process: (1) drafting of pleadings and pretrial motions; (2) discovery issues; (3) preparation and use of expert witnesses; and (4) pretrial conference and pretrial order. Through a series of simulated exercises and faculty feedback, students learn about the pre-trial litigation process, relevant civil procedure, and the ethical and professional obligations of attorneys in this early stage of litigation. This course is graded Pass/Fail (E, HP, P, F).



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