Illinois Civil Procedure (JD-177)
This course is offered every fall and spring semester. This course has prerequisites of Lawyering Skill I and II, Contract I and II, Criminal Law, Civil Pro.I, and Con. Law I, Property and Torts. This course is designed to immerse the future practitioner in all aspects of Illinois Civil Procedure, such as the structure of the Illinois court system, personal jurisdiction, venue, statutes of limitation, parties, pleading, motion practice, discovery, relief from judgments, appeals from the standpoint of the trial court, res judicata, and civility in the practice of law. Court decisions, the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure, and Supreme and Circuit Court Rules are emphasized by way of the casebook method.