In this course, the third of a multi-part series on litigating civil rights cases, Ameer Benno, a New York City-based civil rights attorney, explains the pleading and discovery process in civil rights cases. Learn how to draft the best possible pleading in your civil rights case, and get real life tips and strategies to help gather evidence and navigate the discovery process.
I. Understand who should be named as a party defendant in a civil rights lawsuit, and what remedies should be pleaded
II. Compare the pleading requirements in federal court with those in state court as they relate to civil rights actions, and familiarize yourself with different pleading techniques
III. Identify rules governing amendment of pleadings and the “relation back” doctrine
IV. Become acquainted with the discovery procedures and tools most useful in civil rights actions
V. Review the differences between the federal and state court discovery process, and learn how these differences can impact a civil rights lawsuit
Presenter is excellent!
Once again great presentation
As always, very good presentation. Style, information and pacing were great
Excellent, comprehensive presentation!
Great primer course.
Very clear and well organized presentation.
good overall summary
Clear and concise. Would recommend.
good practical course speaker holds your interest and is well prepared
concise, clear not a wasted word Perfect
Good review of federal pleading rules.
I liked this session
very basic--introductory stuff for new/inexperienced practitioners
THE BEST CLE Lecturer, most organized, conveys the most information.
very effective and complete presentation
Program is packed with information, and presented superbly.
Excellent, concise and lucid explanations.
Well done, especially when viewed with the other presentations in this series.
Really interesting. Fast paced. Knowledgeable teacher. Would highly recommend.