Tompkins Cortland Community College

PARC205 - Litigation/Civil 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: Paralegal Studies certificate major; C or better grade or concurrent enrollment in PARC 101, PARC 130, and BUAD 201. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.). Fall and spring semesters.