Catalogue 2019 - 2020

LAWS 766 Mass Practice & Procedure



Course Description

This Professional Skills course provides students with practical skills relating to litigation in the state courts of Massachusetts. Students engage in simulated litigation relating to criminal cases, landlord/tenant cases, mental health cases and juvenile law cases. In doing so, students develop a useful understanding of how the practice of law is grounded in the Massachusetts Rules of Court as well as relevant statutory and case law authority.