Inside Civil Procedure

Author: Howard M. Erichson
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454897600
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Inside Civil Procedure: What Matters and Why, like a great teacher, helps law students understand civil procedure clearly and deeply. Procedural rules and doctrines that at first seem incomprehensible finally make sense when students understand what the rules are trying to do, how they are used in practice, and how they fit into the bigger picture. Unlike oversimplified outlines or lengthy treatises, it actually teaches with clear explanations and features designed to help students master the material. By the end of each chapter, students will have a clear understanding of not only how the rules and doctrines work, but also how the pieces of the puzzle fit together. Overviews set up each topic FAQs give straight answers to questions and clear up common mistakes and misconceptions. Sidebars offer insights, study tips, and practice pointers. Step-by-step analyses demonstrate how to apply the material. Chapter summaries provide quick review guides. Connections helps students fit the material with other topics in civil procedure.

Inside Constitutional Law

Author: Russell L. Weaver
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454824247
Size: 45.50 MB
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With dynamic learning features and visual aids, the Inside Series helps you make the most of your study time, throughout the semester and as you prepare for the final. Unlike heavily abridged treatises, the Inside Series is carefully written in a concise, straightforward style that clearly identifies the essential components of the law and how they fit together. You can quickly learn what is important and why. Overviews and Tables of Contents in each chapter act as a roadmap to guide you through topics, showing you how each relates to the larger legal framework. FAQs clarify points of law and help you avoid common mistakes and misconceptions. Sidebars give fascinating additional detail from legal history, policy, famous cases and more. The graphic design supports your visual learning, and features such as bolded key terms, summaries, and Connections help reinforce your understanding while giving you ample opportunity for self-review. Surprisingly concise, visually compelling, the Inside Series is extremely useful throughout the semester to help you identify the essential components of the law and how they fit together. Comprehensive coverage of the essential topics emphasizes what you need to know and why. Clear, straightforward, informal writing explains every topic for you without over-simplifying the concepts. Overviews and Tables of Contents in each chapter act as a roadmap to guide you through topics, showing you why each matters and how it fits into the larger framework of the law. FAQs clarify points of law and help you avoid common mistakes and misconceptions. Sidebars enrich the text with fascinating detail from legal history, policy, famous cases and more. Bolded key terms, Connections and summaries reinforce your understanding and give you ample opportunity for self-review. The overall graphical design of the series supports your visual learning.

Foreign Relations Law

Author: Curtis A. Bradley
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454888709
Size: 69.87 MB
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A leading casebook on foreign relations law, authored by two widely cited and experienced scholars, Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Materials, Sixth Edition examines the law that regulates the conduct of contemporary U.S. foreign relations. It offers a compelling mix of cases, statutes, and executive branch materials, as well as extensive notes and questions and discussion of relevant historical background.

California Civil Procedure In A Nutshell

Author: William R. Slomanson
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314187963
Size: 36.65 MB
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California has one of the most complex procedural systems in the nation. This Nutshell provides an overview of the many significant differences that impact the choice between state and federal courts in California. The authors succinctly analyze California procedure and expose different solutions to the practice problems found in a state containing parallel systems of state and federal procedure.

Civil Procedure

Author: Stephen C. Yeazell
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN:
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This latest edition of the best-selling casebook in civil procedure maintains its reputation for flexible organization, manageable length, and accessible style. Civil Procedure, Sixth Edition, earned its popularity with both students and instructors by making the subject understandable without sacrificing comprehensive coverage. Continually refined through years of successful classroom use, the casebook: Provides an effective overview of the procedural system to give students a working knowledge of the system and of techniques for statutory analysis. Features a clear organization, concisely edited cases chosen to be readily accessible to first-year students, and textual notes introducing each section that highlight connections between material and practical problems. Covers the breadth of the course in fewer pages than other civil procedure casebooks, to help students master complex course material in a limited number of hours. Maintains a flexible organization for professors who want to teach topics in a different order, such as beginning with Pleadings instead of Jurisdiction. Features a complete teaching package that includes a Teacher's Manual with specific instructions for each case and each class, as well as, alternative ways to organize the book; a CD-ROM with Powerpoint slides for a complete civil procedure course; a second CD-ROM with the complete text of cases; and an annual Statutory and case Supplement. What's new in the Sixth Edition? Focus on procedure as lawyers' strategy, allowing students to see procedural rules as part of an overall litigation strategy. Expanded emphasis on interaction of arbitration and litigation, and on the courts as regulators of arbitral fairness. Updated discovery materials addressing recent Rules changes. More thorough treatment of settlements now include sample documents and problems. Coverage of recent developments regarding the Internet and personal jurisdiction, the Erie doctrine, pleading doctrines, litigation finance, and fee. See for yourself why Stephen C. Yeazell's Civil Procedure is the choice of so many instructors nationwide -- examine the Sixth Edition before your next course.

An Illustrated Guide To Civil Procedure

Author: Michael P. Allen
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454881739
Size: 16.60 MB
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An Illustrated Guide to the Rules of Civil Procedure, Third Edition is a next-generation civil procedure litigation supplemental text designed for a one or two-semester course. Using a hypothetical, yet realistic age-discrimination lawsuit, students are introduced to procedural rules and repeatedly assessed with question requiring practical application of the rules to the hypothetical case. With new co-author Jason R. Bent, the third edition is updated to include the 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and an exploration of class action requirements following Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, along with an expanded discussion of appellate standards of review. Features: Incorporates 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules governing preservation and production of eletronically stored information, with citations to 2016 authorities applying the new Rules Discussion of the proportionaltiy standard for discovery introduced by 2015 amendments New exploration of class action requirements, including application of the holding in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes Expanded discussion of appellate standards of review. Reflects abrogation of Rule 84 and forms.

Civil Procedure For All States

Author: Benjamin V. Madison
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781594605109
Size: 51.84 MB
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Civil Procedure for All States is unique in scope. No other casebook or textbook has sought to take the procedural doctrines that arise in the stages of a civil action and address them for each state. Each chapter describes the majority approach to a procedural doctrine, the significant minority approach, and those states that are peculiar in their approach. By taking this comprehensive approach, the book has been able to identify the common decision-making steps that a lawyer must take in handling any case, in any state. Thus, the book has the student-as-associate thinking through the questions that a seasoned litigator would consider at each stage. The student then applies the law of that student's jurisdiction to the problems that arise at each stage of a case. After resolving questions that sharpen the student's ability to deal with a given procedural issue, each chapter incorporates numerous questions that force the student to wrestle with matters of professionalism and ethics. This book is designed to follow the new Context and Practice Series. Books in the series will feature elements that recent studies of legal pedagogy (Best Practices in Legal Education and the Carnegie Foundation's Educating Lawyers) recommend as essential to improving law school teaching. First, the books will emphasize heavily the practical application of the legal doctrines addressed in each book. Students will be placed in the roles of practitioners handling simulated cases. They will apply the legal doctrines that they learn in the book in exercises that require them to perform tasks that lawyers actually perform. As the studies mentioned above underscore, teaching in this manner will serve more than one purpose. It will not only better prepare students for practice. It will show students the significance of the material they are learning by demonstrating the reality that they will be using these doctrines. Second, the C & P Series will also accomplish another primary goal of the Best Practices and Educating Lawyers studies. That goal is to engage students in professional identity formation so that, when they begin practicing, they will have a better idea of the kind of lawyers they want to be.

Tennessee Law Of Evidence

Author: Neil P. Cohen
Publisher: Lexis Pub
ISBN: 9780874736434
Size: 54.25 MB
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First written by Donald F. Paine in 1974, Tennessee Law of Evidence has long been recognized as the definitive authority on evidence law in Tennessee. In this new Third Edition, the authors retain the comprehensive scope of Paine's original masterpiece, but update it to include all the latest statutory, rule, & judicial changes. When confronted by virtually any evidentiary issue in Tennessee, the first place to turn is Tennessee Evidence Law, Third Edition.