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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

 
 
  
Complex Litigation Seminar

Course Description
This is an advanced civil procedure seminar focusing on a number of important aspects of civil procedure which are only superficially considered in the first year.  It is useful for anyone interested in litigation or practice involving multi-party transactions such as involved commercial dealings, antitrust, securities, product liability, mass torts, consumer litigation and civil rights.  The procedures considered include:  joinder of parties and structure of law suits in complicated multi-party suits; duplicative litigation and use of stay orders, injunctions, consolidation, transfer to a more convenient forum; federal court multidistrict litigation; class actions; discovery and trial in complex cases; and res judicata and collateral estoppels.  Problem excercises requiring written work may be assigned, and their satisfactory completion is necessary for credit. (2 credits) 
Upcoming Semester Offered
Spring 2014
   
 
   

Academic Programs Contact:
Office of Academic Services
Weinmann Hall, Suite 204
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5935
fax 504.862.8373
ctimmons@tulane.edu

Admission Contact:
Office of Admission
Weinmann Hall, Suite 203
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710
admissions@law.tulane.edu

 
 
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