Civil Procedure

Professor Michael L. Coyne
Phone: 978.681.0800 X115
Email: coyne@mslaw.edu

CIVIL PROCEDURE:
1. The body of law – usually rules enacted by the legislature or courts – governing the methods and practices used in civil litigation.
• An example is the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
2. A particular method or practice used in carrying on civil litigation.

– Black’s Law Dictionary, Seventh Ed. 1999

Supplemental Materials

Class Syllabus
Foreclosure Problem
103 Civil Procedure Questions
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Flow Chart
Fall 2010 Midterm

Check out a vintage, 1998 MSLAW Educational Forum episode on Civil Procedure with Judge Peter Agnes.

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Massachusetts School of Law's Mission

military logoMassachusetts School of Law's mission is to provide an academically rigorous affordable legal education emphasizing ethics, advocacy, leadership, and professional skills. MSLAW provides an accessible and affordable legal education to tomorrow’s leaders in law, business, and technology who seek to contribute to their communities as advocates, lawyers, and leaders. Lawyers have substantial influence in our society and MSLAW prepares its graduates to use that power to help their clients and obtain the societal advancement that a law degree has traditionally provided.

To accomplish its mission, Massachusetts School of Law brings together a diverse group of scholars, judges, expert practitioners and other professionals to provide individuals from all backgrounds a rigorous, professionally advantageous, affordable legal education so that they can improve their lives and better serve their communities.