2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

POLS 445 Advanced Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Serves as a capstone course for legal studies students going beyond the introductory litigation class to immerse students in the trial and alternative dispute resolution processes. Students will conduct mock trials, motion hearings, discovery conferences, negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations, as well as create trial exhibits. Class emphasizes concrete application of classroom theories and concepts to real world situations.

Prerequisite: POLS 141 and POLS 242 and POLS 243, or permission of the program director.

Open only to legal studies majors.