CIV PRO 2
8/18/04 The five themes of the courses, the five pedagogical objectives, the state of modern litigation
8/19/04 The story of pleading, Haddle v. Garrison
8/20/04 Ethical limitations, Rule 11, Walker v. Norwest Corp., Christian v. Mattel, Inc.
8/25/04 Heightened pleading, Stradford v. Zurich Insurance Co.
8/26/04 More heightened pleading
8/27/04 The myth of notice pleading, pleading burdens, Gomez v. Toledo
9/1/04 Motions, pre-answer motions Rule 12(b), hypotheticals
9/2/04 Answer, denials, Zielinski v. Philadelphia Piers, Inc.
9/3/04 More on Zielinski v. Philadelphia Piers, Inc., affirmative defenses Layman v. Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., amendments, Beeck v. Aquaslide N Dive Corp., statute of limitations and relating back
9/9/04 Relation back of
9/10/04 Joinder of parties, Mosley v. General Motors Corp., Price v. CTB, Inc.
9/15/04 A current affair, complex joinder, Owen Equipment & Erection Co. v. Kroger
9/16/04 More on Owen Equipment & Erection Co. v. Kroger, the rule of Zahn
9/17/04 Compulsory joinder Rule 19, Temple v. Synthes Corp., Helzbergs Diamond Shops v. Valley West Des Moines Shopping Center
9/22/04 Intervention Rule 24, Natural Resources Defense Council v. United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission
9/23/04 More on intervention, Martin v. Wilks, interpleader Rule 22, Cohen v. The Republic of the Philippines
9/30/04 Communities for Equity v.
10/1/04 Hansberry v. Lee, Phillips Petroleum v. Shutts
10/14/04 Settlement of class actions, Anchem Products, Inc. v. Windsor
10/15/04 Discovery Rules 26-37, Davis v. Precoat Metals, Steffan v. Cheney, a hypothetical
10/20/04 Privilege, disclosures
10/21/04 Interrogatories and depositions Rules 30 and 33
10/27/04 Discovery and privacy Stalnaker v. Kmart Corp.
10/28/04 Schlagenhauf v. Holder, Hickman v. Taylor,
Upjohn Co. v.
10/29/04 Experts, Thompson v. The Haskell Co., Chiquita International Ltd. v. M/V Bolero Reefer
11/4/04 Discovery disputes
11/5/04 Resolution without trial, default judgments Rule 55, Peralta v. Heights Medical Center
11/10/04 Settlements, Matsushita Elec. Industrial Co. v. Epstein
11/12/04 Confidentiality in settlements, Kalinauskas v. Wong
11/17/04 Arbitration, Floss v. Ryans Family Steak Houses, Inc.
11/18/04 Summary judgment Rule 56, Adickes v. S.H. Kress & Co., Celotex Corp. v. Catrett
12/2/04 Judicial management of litigation, Sanders v. Union Pacific Railroad, McKey v. Fairbairn
12/3/04 Judgment as a matter of law Rule 50, Pennsylvania Railroad v. Chamberlain