Clyde S. Spillenger

Clyde S. Spillenger

Professor of Law
A.B. Princeton, 1982
J.D. History, Yale, 1987
M. Phil. History, Yale, 1988
UCLA Law faculty since 1993

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The purpose of this course is to introduce MSL students to the various ways in which civil disputes are formally resolved in American law. The emphasis will be on litigation in state and federal...

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This is a course about the processes that courts follow in deciding disputes in noncriminal cases. It deals with the way in which conflicts are framed for courts, the stages through which litigation...

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The importance of history is obviously basic to our legal system, if for no other reason than that our legal development relies heavily on precedent and reasoning in the common-law fashion. More...

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This course deals with legal conflicts arising in multistate transactions, both within the federal system and in the international sphere. The emphasis will be on choice of law, but recognition of...

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This Perspectives Course will look at some of the most celebrated trials in American history, and the role of lawyers in litigating or defending them. As it happens, all the trials discussed in this...

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The purposes of this seminar are several. First, it seeks to provide a deeper, more contextualized study for some of the cases and topics that students are likely to have encountered in...

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