LGP 989 (01) - Civil Rights Litigation

Civil Rights Litigation

Law   Franklin Pierce School of Law :: General Practice (LAW)
Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Law (08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 14529
This course focuses on litigation under 42 U.S.C. 1983 - the principal vehicle for civil rights claims prosecuted in the federal courts. The primary emphasis of the course is on the practical and procedural aspects of civil rights litigation, including matters such as standing, immunities, various issues relating to pleading and proof, the availability and choice of remedies, and the recovery of attorneys' fees. The course is designed to give students the practical skills required to effectively litigate civil rights claims in the federal courts while providing insight into the larger jurisprudential debate that has shaped the law in this area.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/23/2021 12/17/2021 W 12:30pm - 2:20pm UNHL 201