PO/CJ 228V Civil Law (3)
A study of the manner in which civil conflicts are resolved in the legal system, the roles various parties play, and the issues that are addressed in the civil justice system. The course will study the underpinnings of this system, most notably the values upon which it is built. Included will be an assessment of the proper roles of lawyers in society and the rules by which attorneys and judges are governed. Discussion will also address the alternative ways of resolving civil disputes and the benefits which they represent. Open to Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors only.