Discovery Drafting   [Archived Catalog]
2018-2019 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 548 - Discovery Drafting

Credits: 3

This course is a practice-oriented  introduction to the discovery phase of litigation.  The course will simulate a product liability case in which enrolled students will represent either the plaintiff or the defendant.  Students will handle the case from the beginning of discovery  until the case is ready for settlement or trial, focusing on drafting the discovery documents  necessary to advance the case.  This course will expose students to the specific skills needed for engaging in litigation discovery.

Prerequisites: None

Note: A student enrolled in this course may elect to have the course satisfy the skills graduation requirement or the experiential learning graduation requirement.

Basis of Grade: Each written assignment and course activity will be assigned a point value that will contribute to an overall point total for the entire course. A student's letter grade will be determined by the percentage of points the student earns throughout the course.

Form of Grade: Letter