[ 101INTRCLCV12 ] VL (*)Common Law Civil Procedure

Es ist eine neuere Version 2022W dieser LV im Curriculum Diploma programme Diploma programme Law 2022W vorhanden.
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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1,5 ECTS D - Diploma programme Law Walter Buchegger 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Diploma programme Law 2016W
Objectives Knowledge of Civil Procedure in a Common Law legal system at the example of the US federal court proceeding.
Subject Structure of Federal Court System, Jurisdiction and Venue, governing law, challenges to jurisdiction and to court selection, pleadings, joinder of parties and claims, pretrial stage: disclosure and discovery, pretrial conference, settlement, judgment without trial (summary judgment, default judgment), burden of proof, voluntary and involuntary dismissal, trial: rules of evidence, jury trial and non jury trial, vois dire, types of verdicts, judgment not withstanding the verdict, motion for new trial, judgments and their effects, collateral estoppel, inforcement of judgments judicial review: appallate procceding und certiorari selected case material
Criteria for evaluation Oral Exam
Methods lecture
Language English
Study material
  1. Mary J. Kane, Civil Procedure
  2. Course Materials
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture (*)RIRCLVODI: VO Common Law Civil Procedure (2ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment