법정대학

  • 수업계획서 (Syllabus)


I. Introduction
“Overview of a Civil Suit”


II. Initiating a Lawsuit


  1. Drafting a Complaint
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 1, 2, 8(a), 10(a)-(b)
    Form 11 (.pdf)
    Field & Kaplan (F&K) 34-46 [do questions 2, 4-9; stop where “Statements of Claim in the Alternative” begins]
    Twombly Complaint (just to pass your eyes over, do not read)
    Study Questions
  2. Pleading Fraud
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 9(b)
    Study Questions
  3.  Rule 11
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 8(d), 11
    F&K 46-50 [do question 10-12]
    Study Questions
  4. Filing, Service
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 3; 4(a)-(b); 4(c)(1); 4(c)(2); 4(e); 4(h); 4(l)-(m); 77(a)
    Form 3 (.pdf)
    Glannon Ch. 18 [EXCEPT pp. 351-55, that is, sections entitled “Relation of Service of Process to Personal Jurisdiction” and “Federal ‘Long-Arm Statute’ in Rule 4”) [do Examples 1-10, 11a, 12a, 13a, & 14a in Ch. 18 of Glannon.]
    U.S. Const. Amend. V & U.S. Const. Amend. XIV § 1
    F&K 678-81
    Study Questions


III. The Pleading Period


  1. Defenses: Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction
    a. Federal Question
    U.S. Const. Art. III, § 2, cl. 1; 28 U.S.C. § 1331
    F&K 231-36 [do questions 1-3 and 7] [do not read footnote a on p. 232]
    F&K 247 [do question 18]
    F&K 432-434 [do question 6]
    Recommended: Glannon 63-73
    Study Questions
    b. Diversity
    U.S. Const. Art. III, § 2, cl. 1; 28 U.S.C. § 1332
    28 U.S.C. §1332(c)(1)
    F&K 236-244 [do all questions]
    Study Questions
    Study Questions
    F&K 475-479 [start at Rose v. Giamatti]
    Study Questions
    Glannon 89-94 & Questions 1-11
    c. Removal
    28 U.S.C. § 1441(a)-(b), (f)
    28 U.S.C. § 1446(a)-(d)
    F&K 244-246 [do all questions]
    F&K 479-480 [do questions 26-27]
    Glannon Ch. 7 [do all Examples]
    Study Questions
    d. Diversity: The Amount in Controversy.
    F&K 469-471 [do question 18]
    Glannon 96-99 [do Examples 12 and 13]
    28 U.S.C. § 1446(c)(2)
    Study Questions
  2. Defenses: Lack of Personal Jurisdiction
    a. Personal Jurisdiction in State Court
    i. The Pennoyer Framework
    First Restatement on Pennoyer
    Second Restatement on In Personam, In Rem and Quasi In Rem
    U.S. Const. Amend. XIV § 1 and Art IV, § 1; 28 U.S.C. § 1738
    Study Questions
    ii. Elaborating the Pennoyer Framework
    F&K 513-14 [stop right before section entitled “Federal Actions under 28 USC § 1655”]
    F&K 517-18 [section entitled “Jurisdictional Amount” – do questions 6-8]
    F&K 518-21 [start at “Presence as Basis for Jurisdiction”; end right before “Grace v. MacArthur”] [do question 9]
    F&K 522-25 [Start at “Fraud and Force” don’t do Hess] [do questions 11, 13, 14, 17-19]
    F&K 530-33 [ “Appearance as Defendant”; don’t do Hess] [do not do questions]
    Study Questions
    iii. The International Shoe Framework
    F&K 535-546 (start at “Foreign Corporations: Background of the International Shoe Case”)
    Study Questions
    iv. General Jurisdiction
    F&K 548-552 [do question 31]
    Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations, S.A. v. Brown, No. 10–76 (June 27, 2011)
    Study Questions
    Daimler AG v. Bauman, No. 11-965 (January 14, 2014)
    Study Questions on Daimler
    v. Specific Jurisdiction
    F&K 552-555 [stop at Modern Jurisdictional Statutes] [do question 32]
    Study Questions
    vi. Specific Jurisdiction: Products Moved by Consumers
    F&K 598-609
    Study Questions
    vii. Specific Jurisdiction: Stream-of-Commerce
    F&K 614-15
    Study Questions
    Asahi Metal Industry Co. v. Superior Court of California, 480 U.S. 102 (1987)
    J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro, No. 09-1343 (June 27, 2011)
    Study Questions
    viii. Specific Jurisdiction: Intentional Torts
    Walden v. Fiore, No. 12-574 (February 25, 2014)
    Study Questions
    xi. Are Quasi-In-Rem Actions Still Viable?
    F&K 582-595 [do question 41]
    Study Questions
    x. Is Tagging Still Viable?
    F&K 615-18
    F&K 521 [Grace v. MacArthur only]
    Study Questions
    xi. Review of Personal Jurisdiction
    No other study questions
    b. Personal Jurisdiction in Federal Court
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(k)
    U.S. Const. Amend. V
    Glannon 113-14; Glannon 352-55
    Study Questions
  3. Defenses: Lack of Venue
    28 U.S.C. § 1391(a)-(d)
    Recommended: Glannon Ch. 8 [all Examples]
    Study Questions
  4. Distinguishing Personal Jurisdiction, Venue and Subject Matter Jurisdiction
    Glannon Ch. 9 [do all Examples]
    Recommended: Glannon 109-113 [and all Examples for Ch. 6]
    No study questions other than those in Glannon
  5. Answers, Pre-Answer Motions, Defenses, Waiver of Defenses
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 7; 8(b)-(d); 12(a)(1)-(2), (4); 12(b); 12(e)-(f); 55(a)
    F&K 51-52 [section entitled “Types of defenses and objections”] [do questions 14 & 16]
    F&K 61-62 [section entitled “Replying to Defenses”] [do questions 24-25]
    Glannon Ch. 19 [do all questions]
    Study Questions
  6. Amending
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(a), 15(c), (d)
    F&K 68-75 [do question 34, 39 and 40]
    Glannon pp. 385-93 [do Examples 1-11]
    Study Questions
  7. Joinder and Complex Litigation
    a. Compulsory Joinder of Actions/Claim Preclusion
    F&K 702-12 [do all questions]
    Study Questions
    F&K 717-24 [do all questions, including questions (3)-(5)]
    F&K 734-35 [sections entitled “On the Merits” and “Restatement (Second) of Judgments”; do question 19]
    Recommended: Glannon Chs. 26-27
    Study Questions
    b. Counterclaims
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 13(a)-(c)
    F&K 62-68 [do questions 26, 31-33]
    F&K 529-530 [Adam v. Saenger only] [do questions 25 and 26]
    Study Questions
    c. Joinder of Parties and Claims
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 13(g)-(h); 14(a)-(b); 18(a); 20(a)
    Glannon Chs. 13 & 14 [do all Examples]
    Intersection of the Joinder Rules with Personal Jurisdiction and Venue
    Study Questions
    d. Necessary Parties
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 19(a)-(b)
    Glannon 283-90 [do questions 1-6]
    Study Questions
    e. Intervention
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 24(a)-(b)
    Glannon 290-95 [do questions 7-13]
    Study Questions
    f. Pendent/Ancillary/Supplemental Jurisdiction
    U.S. Const. Art. III, § 2, cl. 1
    Distinguishing Pendent and Ancillary Jurisdiction
    28 U.S.C. § 1367
    Glannon Ch. 16 [do all questions] [NOTE: The second paragraph in the answer to Question 8 in the new edition of Glannon (on p. 326) is wrong.]
    Study Questions
    g. Removal and 1441(c)
    28 USC 1441(c)
    Study Questions
  8. Issue Preclusion
    a. Introduction to Issue Preclusion
    F&K 745-756 [do questions 2-4, 6-12, 16-17]
    Recommended: Glannon Ch. 28
    Study Questions
    b. Exceptions to Issue Preclusion
    F&K 759-760 [Moser case only]
    F&K 768 (2d Rest.)
    Study Questions
    c. Privity
    F&K 771-72 (don’t do section on 2d Restatement)
    Study Questions
    d. The Mutuality Requirement
    F&K 778-780 [do question 4]
    Study Questions
    e. Nonmutual Issue Preclusion – Bernhard
    F&K 781-786 [do questions 5-8, 10]
    Study Questions
    f. Nonmutual Issue Preclusion in the Federal Courts: Parklane Hosiery
    F&K 789-793
    Recommended: Glannon Ch. 29
    Study Questions


IV. Discovery Period


  1. Disclosure/Discovery
    F&K 75-79 [stop at section entitled “Depositions upon oral examination”; do questions]
    Glannon 435-63 [do Examples 1-17]
    Study Questions
  2. Limits on Discovery/Sanctions
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(b); 26(g)
    F&K 94-95 [section entitled “Sanctions for failure to make disclosures or to cooperate in discovery”] [don’t do questions]
    Glannon Ch. 21 [do all questions]
    Study Questions
  3. Terminating Litigation Early/Summary Judgment
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(c)-(d), 56
    F&K 127-130 [do questions 81-83, 85]
    Study Questions


V. Trials, Judgments, Enforcement of Judgments


  1. Verdicts, Directed Verdicts and Judgments N.O.V.
    F&K 202-09 [do question 38-41]
    No study questions.
  2. Judgments, Enforcement of Judgments
    F&K 221-223 [do question 5 only]
    No study questions.


VI. The Erie Doctrine


  1. Swift v. Tyson & Erie Railroad v. Tompkins
    I will talk you through this. We will not have time to read Erie itself.
  2. Federal Courts’ Determination of State Law
    Glannon 187-88 [do Examples 6-9]
    Study Questions
  3. Erie and “Procedure”
    U.S. Const. Art. I, § 8, cls. 9 & 18; U.S. Const. Art. III, § 1; 28 U.S.C. § 2072
    F&K 345 [“Burden of Proof in Diversity Actions”]
    F&K 363-67, 373-386 [do questions 10-11]
    Study Questions
  4. Federal Procedural Common Law After Hanna
    F&K 389-92 [Walker]; 825-29 [Semtek]
    Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b)
    Study Questions
  5. Horizontal (State-State) Choice of Law in Federal Court
    F&K 345-47
    Study Questions
  6. Shady Grove
    Shady Grove Orthopedic Assoc. v. Allstate
    Study Questions