542
LAW

Advanced Civil Procedure

Law School Description

The course addresses various aspects of complex litigation and recent criticism about the civil litigation system itself. The course is theoretical in emphasis and is developed from two directions: (1) through a study of jurisprudential material concerning adversarial dispute resolution, the substance/procedure dichotomy and value-identification; and (2) through in-depth analysis of procedural aspects of complex cases (with a special focus on new procedural rules aimed at reducing waste and delay).

UH Mānoa Catalog Description

Addresses various aspects of complex litigation and recent criticism of the civil litigation system itself. Theoretical in emphasis. Developed from two directions: (1) a study jurisprudential material concerning adversarial dispute resolution, the substance/procedure dichotomy and value-identification; and (2) in-depth analysis of procedural aspects of complex cases with special focus on new procedural rules aimed at reducing waste and delay.

Typical Course Credit

2

Credit Limit

3

Repeat Limit

Not Repeatable

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Typical Enrollment Cap

20

Assigned Sections

No

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

No

Prerequisites/Recommended

Semesters Offered

Tentative Course Rotation

Full Time
Every Other Year
Spring
Part Time
Varies
Spring

Effective Since

Fall
1978

Offering

Regular

Schedule Type

Lecture/Discussion (LED)

Major Restrictions

Law