Understanding Civil Procedure


Author: Gene R. Shreve,Peter Raven-Hansen
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327189894
Category: Law
Page: 670
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This well-established treatise is premised on the assumption that the key to understanding the principles of civil procedure is to know why: why the principles were created and why they are invoked. The treatise is written to answer these questions as it lays out the basic principles of civil procedure. It also reflects the authors' belief that students of civil procedure can understand and appreciate complex principles when they are clearly presented; teaching civil procedure does not require dumbing it down. The authors use the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as a model, but they also refer to different state rules and doctrines where appropriate in order to present a representative cross-section of state models. Although they discuss important civil procedure cases in the text, thus supporting the most widely used civil procedure casebooks using these same cases, they also provide useful references to secondary sources and illustrative cases for the reader who wants to explore further.

Understanding Civil Rights Litigation


Author: Howard M. Wasserman
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press LLC
ISBN: 9781531003661
Category: Civil procedure
Page: 358
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"This book provides an overview of civil rights and constitutional litigation under Section 1983 and its Bivens federal counterpart. The book is written for courses on Civil Rights Litigation and Federal Courts"-- Provided by publisher.

Glannon Guide to Civil Procedure

Learning Civil Procedure Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis
Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1543804845
Category: Law
Page: 576
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Law school classroom lectures can leave you with a lot of questions. Glannon Guides can help you better understand your classroom lecture with straightforward explanations of tough concepts with hypos that help you understand their application. The Glannon Guide is your proven partner throughout the semester when you need a supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. Here’s why you need to use Glannon Guides to help you better understand what is being taught in the classroom: It mirrors the classroom experience by teaching through explanation, interspersed with hypotheticals to illustrate application. Both correct and incorrect answers are explained; you learn why a solution does or does not work. Glannon Guides provide straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes material stick.

Civil Procedure

Model Problems and Outstanding Answers
Author: Scott Dodson
Publisher: Model Problems and Outstanding
ISBN: 0199965226
Category: Law
Page: 183
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Students deem Civil Procedure to be one of the hardest classes in law school for good reason. Doctrines from personal jurisdiction to res judicata are difficult to apply to exam fact patterns, and the policies underlying the federal rules can be difficult to grasp. The course is a complex hybrid of common law, statutes, rules, and some constitutional doctrine. For the first time, Oxford University Press equips students with an accessible guide to acing this most challenging of law school tests. In Civil Procedure: Model Problems and Outstanding Answers, Scott Dodson helps students demonstrate their knowledge of civil procedure in the structured and sophisticated manner that professors expect on law school exams. This book includes clear introductions to the major topics in civil procedure, provides hypotheticals that students can expect to see on an exam, and offers model answers to those hypotheticals. Professor Dodson then gives students the opportunity to evaluate their own work with a comprehensive self-analysis section. This book prepares students by challenging them to use the law they learn in class while also explaining the best way to express an answer on law school exams. This second edition has been updated to reflect recent changes to the federal rules of civil procedure. It incorporates new paradigm cases, including Wal-Mart, Goodyear, and McIntyre. The second edition also reflects the new rule and statutory amendments, including the Federal Courts Jurisdictions and Venue Clarification Act of 2011.

Federal Civil Procedure Logic Maps

A Collection of Logic Maps Designed to Assist in the Understanding of Federal Civil Procedure
Author: William M. Janssen
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314285119
Category: Law
Page: 328
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This full-color book of Federal Civil Procedure logic maps, which supports any classroom text, is designed to provide visual aids including graphic and color cues to aid in the understanding and application of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Visual references show the interplay among rules and subparts of rules. In some cases, applicable case law is also referenced. The book also contains the complete, and updated, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as an appendix. The visual format provides a comprehensive overview, allowing students to review the subject quickly prior to final exams.

A Student's Guide to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure


Author: Steven Baicker-McKee,William M. Janssen,John Bernard Corr
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314168153
Category: Law
Page: 1181
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Popular with law students, A Student's Guide to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure provides a lucid, up-to-date explanation of all of the major topics in a typical first-year course in civil procedure. Updated and expanded, the guide contains more than 2,000 new citations; it also provides a discussion of procedure after removal of a case from state court, touching on such issues as the time limits for motions to remand, a federal judge's lack of jurisdiction to reconsider remand, and a federal appellate court's lack of jurisdiction to hear an appeal of remand order. The guide also covers such areas of procedure as jurisdiction, venue, the Erie doctrine, forum non conveniens, and res judicata.

Learning Civil Procedure


Author: Jeffrey Stempel,Michael Kaufman
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781683288626
Category:
Page: 883
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Learning Civil Procedure provides a broad, student-centered, user-friendly approach to civil procedure that is both clear and sophisticated. Students build mastery of the material through the presentation of examples and analyses. Students then move on to involved problems similar to what they will encounter on final examinations, bar examinations, and as lawyers. The book makes great use of problems to facilitate dialogue in class and correspondingly uses many fewer case excerpts than does the typical casebook. Students will emerge as competent and culturally literate lawyers because the book also includes the core "canon" of civil procedure opinions as well as sufficient historical background. Learning Civil Procedure is a book designed by authors who both teach and litigate, making it the perfect tool for ensuring that students are ready for the classroom, the bar exam, and real-world litigation practice.

Complex Litigation

Problems in Advanced Civil Procedure
Author: Jay Tidmarsh,Roger H. Trangsrud
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781566628853
Category: Law
Page: 304
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Offers concepts of and insights into the forms and functions of complex litigation issues, including their implications. Helps students in such courses to review and study, as well as serves as a reference book for students once they are in practice.

Civil Procedure

Cases and Problems
Author: Barbara Allen Babcock,Toni M. Massaro,Norman W. Spaulding
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454888113
Category: Law
Page: 1400
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With lightly-edited cases, both classic and contemporary, and engaging hypothetical problems, the sixth edition of Civil Procedure: Cases and Problems promotes the analysis and understanding of both governing procedural rules and underlying doctrinal complexities. The casebook also emphasizes the social and economic contexts animating modern procedural problems and reforms as well as the constitutional dynamics underlying federal jurisdiction.

Civil Procedure

A Coursebook
Author: Joseph W. Glannon,Andrew M. Perlman,Peter Raven-Hansen
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454886358
Category: Law
Page: 1360
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Civil Procedure: A Coursebook provides solid scholarship but does not hide the ball. The book’s accessibility, organization, and interior design support its innovative pedagogy. New to the Third Edition: Recent (Dec. 1, 2015) rule amendments abrogate the federal forms and make important changes to the discovery rules. This edition reflects both sets of changes and includes provocative new materials on the revitalized proportionality standard of discovery and the ethical requirements for competency in electronic discovery, in addition to other smaller updates.

Texas Civil Procedure: Pre-Trial Litigation, 2015-2016


Author: William V. Dorsaneo, III, Chief Justice,John and Lena Hickman,David Crump,Elaine A. Carlson,Elizabeth G. Thornburg
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 1632824469
Category: Law
Page: N.A
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This coursebook explores both the practical and substantive aspects of Texas civil pre-trial litigation. The materials cover all aspects of the processing of a civil case up to the period immediately before trial. It addresses such issues as: • The attorney's relationship with the client (when to take a case, forming the contract, Interviewing and counseling the client); • When to file the suit (statutes of limitation and other pre-filing requirements); • Protecting the right to recover (emergency relief such as TROs, sequestration, garnishment, and attachment); • Deciding where to file the case (subject matter jurisdiction, personal jurisdiction, and venue); • Defining and shaping the case (pleading practices, joinder, and preclusion doctrines) • Obtaining relevant Information (scope of discovery and discovery devices); and • Non-trial resolutions (default, summary judgment, settlement, and alternative dispute resolution). All of the chapters have been updated to include new cases and changes in rules and statutes. In addition to cases and supplemental notes, Texas Civil Procedure: Pre-Trial Litigation, 2015-2016 Edition includes sample pleadings and other documents to help students understand and apply the procedural rules. The text also includes thirty sets of Practice Exercises; hypothetical problems that walk students through the application of the rules in increasingly complex situations. Professors adopting the book will be provided with suggested answers to the Practice Exercises. New eBook editions of this book will be issued each year. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

Texas Civil Procedure

Trial and Appellate Practice
Author: William V. Dorsaneo,Elaine Grafton Carlson,David Crump,Elizabeth G. Thornburg
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0769852912
Category: Appellate procedure
Page: 873
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Examples & Explanations for Civil Procedure


Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454894024
Category: Law
Page: 752
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"Study aid with examples-and-explanations pedagogy, focusing on the principles of civil procedure"-- Provided by publisher.

Civil Procedure, a Modern Approach


Author: Richard Marcus,Martin Redish,Edward Sherman,James Pfander
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781640201859
Category:
Page: 1370
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Since it first appeared, this casebook has sought to capture the evolving challenges of civil procedure in a way that engages students and fosters critical judgment on the underlying policy issues. The authors have closely monitored the evolution of procedure over this time, and adapted the basic structure of the book to take account of those changes. That evolution remains central to the seventh edition. The new edition retains the basic structure of the book, and a great deal of the existing superstructure of principal cases. It adds substantially revised text and note material to present contemporary issues in the context of those cases or new principal cases. The discovery chapter, for example, is infused with coverage of the 2015 rule amendments that have received so much attention. The personal jurisdiction chapter integrates the many recent Supreme Court decisions into the existing framework, conveying the developments that have occurred since the last edition appeared in 2013. The new edition also offers new principal cases to examine and illustrate a number of issues. A new Rule 19 case on required parties presents the contemporary issues in a setting likely to be interesting to many students. A new Internet jurisdiction case involves online payday lending, an example of the fast-moving world of Internet-based commerce. A recent supplemental jurisdiction case enables students to work through the application of § 1367 in a setting that also involves appreciation of various joinder concepts. A new class-action case presents the challenges of consumer class actions. New Supreme Court and other principal cases address issues of subject matter jurisdiction and appellate jurisdiction. As reflects contemporary litigation, intellectual property cases are more prominent than in previous editions.

Quick Review of California Civil Procedure


Author: David Levine,Rochelle Shapell
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314290229
Category:
Page: 378
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This book provides a comprehensive analysis of California civil procedure, convenient for class or exam preparation. It provides clear and concise explanations of topics not usually covered in the standard first-year course on civil procedure, highlighting where California's law diverges from federal practice. The book includes self-testing and diagnostic review questions and case illustrations, which are capsule summaries of significant cases identifying important facts, primary issues, and relevant law. It also provides numerous essay, true-false and multiple-choice questions with model answers and detailed explanations.

Civil Procedure

Examples and Explanations 6e Studydesk Bonus Pack
Author: Glannon
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9780735599376
Category:
Page: 642
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Civil Procedure


Author: Stephen C. Yeazell,Joanna C. Schwartz
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454874651
Category: Law
Page: 960
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Civil Procedure is written by one of the leading voices on Procedure, Stephen Yeazell, who for this Ninth Edition is joined by his colleague Joanna Schwartz. Yeazell and Schwartz employ a pedagogical style that offers flexible organization at a manageable length. The book gives students a working knowledge of the procedural system and introduces the techniques of statutory analysis. The cases selected are factually interesting and do not involve substantive matters beyond the experience of first-year students. The problems following the cases present real-life issues. Finally, the book incorporates a number of dissenting opinions to dispel the notion that most procedural disputes present clear-cut issues.

Acing Civil Procedure

A Checklist Approach to Solving Procedural Problems
Author: A. Benjamin Spencer
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781628100419
Category: Law
Page: 220
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Moving beyond the outline format used by most students, this book uses a checklist format to lead students through the questions they need to ask and answer to fully analyze the legal questions they are trying to resolve. It assembles the different issues, presenting a clear guide to procedural analysis that students can draw upon when writing their exams. Other study aids provide sample problems, but this book offers a systematic approach to problem solving.

Civil Procedure

Essentials
Author: Suzanna Sherry,Jay Tidmarsh
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735564264
Category: Law
Page: 291
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Civil Procedure: The Essentials takes a "forest rather than the trees" view of the first-year Civil Procedure course. Renowned scholar-teachers Sherry and Tidmarsh distill and explain the essential elements of civil procedure in this concise, user-friendly paperback. This text will be an asset to your classroom with its dependable features: renowned authorship helps students understand the superstructure of Civil Procedure: underlying principles, themes, and connected ideas designed to be used alongside any Civil Procedure casebook