Bankruptcy Litigation

JURI Number: 
4225
Credit Hours: 
2
Course Description: 
The Bankruptcy Litigation course is designed to provide students with practical, direct, and realistic experience with the procedural rules applicable to the resolution of disputes that commonly occur in contested chapter 11 reorganization and chapter 7 bankruptcy cases. Students will individually and as part of teams draft petitions, draft and argue Contested Matter applications, motions, objections, and an Adversary Proceeding complaint and answer.  Students will also draft a Mediation Statement and participate in a mock bankruptcy mediation exercise.  By drafting pleadings and advocating in a courtroom setting, students will understand the procedural issues unique to federal bankruptcy proceedings and their interplay with the federal rules of civil procedure and the federal rules of evidence, as well as better understand how local bankruptcy rules affect bankruptcy litigation practice.
 
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