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Litigation and Business Transactions

Course Abbreviation: 
EXPR 997
Credits: 
1
Credit Only: N Anon Gr: N

This course gives an overview of litigation and the role of litigators in business transactions. The course looks at commercial, corporate and bankruptcy litigation in general; contract-related issues for litigators to consider before or during litigation, such as choice of law provisions, forum provisions and dispute resolution mechanisms; litigation tactics, discovery and privilege; and advocacy. No prior experience with corporate or bankruptcy law is required. The emphasis is on practical litigating, and the course is designed to be of value to anyone interested in litigation and/or business transactions. This course satisfies the experiential learning requirement.

Prerequisites: 
None
Faculty: 
Nicholas Walter