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Chapter 3 Trials and Resolving Disputes I. Strategic Considerations A. Adversarial system B. Business as Plaintiff vs. Business as Defendant II. Trial Procedure A. The players B. Service of process C. Pleadings 1. The complaint 2. Defendant’s Responses a. motion to dismiss b. answer c. affirmative defenses d. counterclaims 3. The reply D. Discovery 1. Definition 2. Purposes 3. Some tools a. deposition b. interrogatories c. orders for production of documents d. requests for admissions e. orders for mental or physical examinations 4. Sanctions 5. Impact of Discovery on Business Wauchop E. Motion for Summary Judgment – legal standard F. Pretrial Conference G. Trial 1. Jury vs. no jury 2. Voir dire 3. Stages of trial a. opening statement b. direct, cross, re-direct, re-cross c. closing d. instruction of jury i. burden of persuasion – PPE, CCE, BRD ii. Pattern Jury Instructions e. Verdict 4. Judgment as a Matter of Law a. Carruthers b. Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict
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H. Remedies 1. definition of remedy 2. equitable remedies vs. monetary damages 3. monetary damages a. compensatory b. punitive
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Unformatted text preview: c. nominal 4. equitable remedies a. specific performance b. injunction – temporary or permanent III. Appeals – for errors of law, not fact! A. Types of argument B. Three powers of appellate courts C. Three types of appellate opinion IV. Enforcement A. Res judicata B. Writ of execution C. Garnishment V. ADR A. Arbitration 1. Definition and advantages – p. 69 2. Federal Arbitration Act/Uniform Arbitration Act 3. EEOC v. Waffle House 4. Process a. submission b. selection c. hearing d. award e. appeal – four grounds for overturning award 5. Voluntary vs. Compulsory 6. Public sector employees 7. Court-annexed arbitration B. Negotiation 1. Definition 2. Four stages – p.76 3. Ethical duties C. Mediation 1. Mediation as opposed to negotiation or arbitration 2. Qualification of mediators 3. Mediation Process 4. Confidentiality - Paranzino VI. Abbreviated Trials A. Minitrial 1. Definition 2. Phases B. Summary Jury Trial...
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