This is the first course of a two-part litigation series. You will learn the fundamentals of civil and criminal litigation, initiation of lawsuits, courts and jurisdiction, discovery, calendars, docket checks and depositions.
- The student will be able to identify the names and structures of Federal and State Courts.
- The student will be able to identify the basic rules of evidence.
- The student will be able to identify the jurisdictions and venues that apply to the filing of a civil action.
- The student will be able to draft a Complaint in order to initiate a civil action.
Note: Textbook, Introduction to Civil Litigation, current ed. Textbook is required and is available at KSU Center Bookstore.
Application and Skill Assessment Required. Click for instructions.