Tompkins Cortland Community College

PARA205 - Civil Litigation & Procedure

The objective of this course is to develop students' understanding of the basic concepts, rules and principles (as well as some of the basic practical applications) forming the foundation of civil procedure and practice. Topics include courts, statutes of limitation, jurisdiction, venue, parties, pleading, motions, judgments, discovery, pretrial incidents, enforcement of judgments, special proceedings, and other civil topics. The primary focus is on the laws of the State of New York, which apply generally to other states; the secondary focus is on federal rules. Prerequisites: ENGL 101; C or better grade in BUAD 201, PARA 101, and PARA 130. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall semester.