Procedure Law I - LAW 207

This course surveys the principles, standards, and rules that govern how civil litigation proceeds, with a focus on Lebanese courts. It covers the fundamental and recurrent problems in civil actions, such as:
• General theory and conditions of admissibility of a law suit;
• Due process, including the notice and opportunity to be heard that must be given to litigants in the Lebanese legal system;
• Jurisdiction, including the scope of authority that Lebanese courts have over disputes and litigants; and
• The stages of litigation.
Language of Instruction: Arabic (legal terms, however, are also given in English and French).