University of New Hampshire

School of Law

Remedies

In this course students review the major kinds of relief clients can obtain in claims involving torts, contracts, property and other civil causes of action - all of which are tested on the bar exam. The course focuses on three majors kinds of remedies - damages, injunctions, and restitution - through readings, solving problems, and short writing assignments. Classes will be focused on solving problems through active team-based learning strategies. During the course students will show in writing and orally how lawyers solve problems in the area of remedies– what laws they use, how they apply them to new facts, and how they use those facts to make arguments to judges or juries. To successfully complete this course students will:



1. Analyze and synthesize primary and secondary authorities;

2. Solve legal problems;

3. Investigate facts, including developing and questioning inferences;

4. Make legal arguments;

5. Understand how to access and information related to remedies;

6. Think critically about law, policy and alternatives to legal remedies;

7. Draft legal documents that communicate clearly, are persuasive, and comply with applicable rules;

8. Learn the basic law and policy of remedies: damages, injunctions, and restitution;

9. Evaluate the advantages of pursuing different remedies to achieve clients' objectives; and

10. Participate professionally in class.

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