820 Deposition Practice

Students will learn the basic nuts and bolts of taking and defending depositions: how to prepare for a deposition, how to formulate effective questions, what objections to raise and when, how to handle difficult witnesses and counsel, etc.  Students will also learn how deposition strategy directly impacted the outcome of actual trials handled by Mr. Katz.  Active student participation is encouraged.

Course Type
Lecture
2019
Winter 2019
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

820.01 0.5

Dan Katz

Sun 2:00-5:00 PM, M 9:00 AM-12:00 PM 4044

Students will learn the basic nuts and bolts of taking and defending depositions: how to prepare for a deposition, how to formulate effective questions, what objections to raise and when, how to handle difficult witnesses and counsel, etc.  Students will also learn how deposition strategy directly impacted the outcome of actual trials handled by Mr. Katz.  Active student participation is encouraged.

Grading Basis: Credit/No Credit

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

820.02 0.5

Paul Sun

Sat/Sun 2:00-5:00 PM 4046

Students will learn the basic nuts and bolts of taking and defending depositions: how to prepare for a deposition, how to formulate effective questions, what objections to raise and when, how to handle difficult witnesses, etc.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in interactive deposition exercises focused on question technique, strategy, and content.

Grading Basis: Credit/No Credit

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

820.03 0.5

Lily Farel

Sat/Sun 2:00-5:00 PM 4172

Students will learn the basic nuts and bolts of taking and defending depositions: how to prepare for a deposition, how to formulate effective questions, what objections to raise and when, how to handle difficult witnesses, etc.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in interactive deposition exercises focused on question technique, strategy, and content.

Grading Basis: Credit/No Credit

Degree Requirements
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2018
Winter 2018
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

820.01 0.5

Dan Katz

WF 9:00-12:00 PM

Students will learn the basic nuts and bolts of taking and defending depositions: how to prepare for a deposition, how to formulate effective questions, what objections to raise and when, how to handle difficult witnesses, etc.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in interactive deposition exercises focused on question technique, strategy, and content.

Grading Basis: Credit/No Credit

Degree Requirements
None
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

820.02 0.5

Paul Sun

Sat 9:00-12:00 PM; Sun 1:30-4:30 PM

Students will learn the basic nuts and bolts of taking and defending depositions: how to prepare for a deposition, how to formulate effective questions, what objections to raise and when, how to handle difficult witnesses, etc.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in interactive deposition exercises focused on question technique, strategy, and content.

Grading Basis: Credit/No Credit

Degree Requirements
None
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

820.03 0.5

Erika Wilson

Sat 9:00-12:00 PM; Sun 1:30-4:30 PM

Students will learn the basic nuts and bolts of taking and defending depositions: how to prepare for a deposition, how to formulate effective questions, what objections to raise and when, how to handle difficult witnesses, etc.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in interactive deposition exercises focused on question technique, strategy, and content.

Grading Basis: Credit/No Credit

Degree Requirements
None
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

*Please note that this information is for planning purposes only, and should not be relied upon for the schedule for a given semester. Faculty leaves and sabbaticals, as well as other curriculum considerations, will sometimes affect when a course may be offered.