CIV PRO 2

CLASS NOTES

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 ?span style='mso-spacerun:yes'>?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 amendments ?Moore v. Baker, Bonerb v. Richard J. Caron Foundation, joinder, Plant v. Blazer Financial Services

 

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

 

 

9/29/04 ?Class actions ?Rule 23

 

9/30/04 ?Communities for Equity v. Michigan High School Athletic Assn., Heaven v. Sun Trust Bank

 

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

 

10/22/04 ?Production of documents ?Rule 34, requests for admissions ?Rule 36, the intersection between Rules 37 and 26

 

 

10/27/04 ?Discovery and privacy ?Stalnaker v. Kmart Corp.

 

10/28/04 ?Schlagenhauf v. Holder, Hickman v. Taylor, Upjohn Co. v. United States

 

10/29/04 ?Experts, Thompson v. The Haskell Co., Chiquita International Ltd. v. M/V Bolero Reefer

 

 

11/3/04 ?Missed a day

 

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

 

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