Juris Doctor Program - Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution

University of California Hastings College of the Law
United States
Qualification
Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
August
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
Information not available

Curriculum

  • Civil Litigation Concentration Seminar 
  • Civil Procedure II , Federal Courts , or Constitutional Law III: The Federal Judicial Power 
  • Evidence 
  • Trial Advocacy I or Trial Advocacy (Intensive)
  • —and one course from each of the following two groups:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution courses:
    • Arbitration 
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution Seminar 
    • Negotiation & Mediation: Process & Practice 
    • Negotiation 
  • Advanced Advocacy/Clinical courses:
    • ADR Externship 
    • Civil Justice Clinic (Individual) 
    • Civil Justice Clinic (Mediation) 
    • Environmental Law Clinic 
    • Immigrants’ Rights Clinic 
    • Judicial Externship 
    • Trial Advocacy II 

Qualifying Electives 

  • Administrative Law 
  • Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution: Conflict, Emotion, Mindfulness, and “Lie Detection” Seminar 
  • Advanced Evidence Seminar 
  • Advanced Legal Research 
  • Advanced Negotiation: Art of the Deal 
  • Advanced Negotiation: Multi-Party, Multi-Issue & Group Processes 
  • Appellate Advocacy 
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Remedies 
  • California Appellate Process 
  • California Civil Procedure 
  • Civil Procedure II 
  • Civil Rights Law 
  • Class Actions Seminar 
  • Comparative Civil Justice Seminar 
  • Complex Litigation 
  • Constitutional Law III: The Federal Judicial Power 
  • Consumer Transactions 
  • Disability Law 
  • Dispute Systems Design 
  • Domestic Violence Law 
  • E-Discovery 
  • Effective Representation in Mediation 
  • Empirical Research & the Civil Rulemaking Process Seminar 
  • Employment Discrimination 
  • Facilitation for Attorneys 
  • Federal Courts 
  • Federal Income Taxation 
  • Federal Pretrial Litigation 
  • Financial Basics for Lawyers 
  • Insurance 
  • Intellectual Property Under State Law: Trade Secrets & Employee Mobility 
  • International Negotiations Dispute Seminar 
  • Judicial Elections & the Role of the Judiciary in American Democracy 
  • Judicial Externship (maximum of 3 units count as elective; may not be used as elective if used as required course)
  • Judicial Process Seminar 
  • Judicial Settlement Conference 
  • Legal Ethics: Practice of Law 
  • Litigating Class Action Employment 
  • Mass Justice Seminar 
  • Mediation 
  • Patent Litigation 
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Pre-Trial Practice 
  • Problem Solving & Professional Judgment in Practice 
  • Remedies
  • Roles & Ethics in Practice 
  • Science in Law Seminar 
  • Scientific Method for Lawyers 
  • Tax Procedure 
  • Trial Objections 

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