This course provides an overview of the American system of civil litigation and the role the paralegal plays in it. You will learn the sources of the law; how to read and brief a case; the similarities and differences between the California and federal systems; trial preparation and alternative dispute resolution. The course follows a hypothetical civil dispute, based upon the laws of contracts and torts, from its inception through trial. Students will acquire skills needed to prepare and file basic pleadings and discovery tools. They will be introduced to the basics of case management; trial preparation and the appeal process.
Course Fee: $899
This class will meet online. To access the class, visit https://ilearn.sfsu.edu to log in after registration and payment using your SF State ID and password.
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Registration is unavailable for this class once the semester has started. If you would like to add this course please contact the instructor via email.
Students allowed to add the class will be provided with a permission number. Use this number to register. Visit our registration page for information on how to register and pay: https://cel.sfsu.edu/register/register-pay
|Refund Code||Full Refund||75% Refund||No Refund|
|CEL_ACSL||Class dropped on or before September 12||Class dropped between September 13 and September 19||Class dropped on September 20 and beyond|
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