A Civil Action Project/Essay

Trial Procedure

Instructions: Using your notes on civil trial procedure, identify all the elements of the civil trial process as it was portrayed in the movie A Civil Action. This essay will be no shorter than 2-1/2 pages double line spaced and MUST include a detail description of the procedure and how it was acted out in the movie.  You MUST include scene setting all the characters, including witnesses, in the scene as well as a description of what their rationale was in the scene.

The Elements of Negligence

Using your notes on Tort Law, develop a 1 page essay on how The Elements of Negligence were proven or tried to be proven in the movie. Explain how the defense presented the elements of negligence and how the plaintiffs attorney defended their clients actions.

You must use proper essay formatting.

Due date: Friday, Jan 4th



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