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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PA 140 - Civil Practice

Credit Hours: 3

This course primarily examines the law of civil procedures and secondarily explores the relationship of civil procedures to certain areas of substantive law. The former is accomplished by a careful survey of New York State civil practice; the latter by discussion of substantive law relating to enforcement of judgments and an overview of the law of bankruptcy.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • have a thorough understanding of the structure of the Federal and New York State court systems;
  • understand the significance of procedural rules in advancing civil law claims in the American legal system; and
  • become familiar with the source of procedural rules in the Federal and New York State court systems, including the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules.

F/S (C)