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Inside Civil Procedure

Author: Erichson, Howard M.

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 320

View: 503

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.
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Civil Procedure

Author: A. Benjamin Spencer

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 953

View: 149

This second edition incorporates the restyled federal rules of civil procedure and the Supreme Court's modification of civil pleading standards in Bell Atlantic v. Twombly. The casebook features a novel visual display and layout that uses text boxes, diagrams, and color/border segregated feature sections for hypotheticals, references to scholarly debates, useful information for students, and thought-provoking questions. A major distinguishing feature of the book is its inclusion of an accompanying electronic version with extensive hyperlinks to Westlaw versions of legal materials, Black's Law Dictionary definitions, supplementary online resources, and more.
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Civil procedure

Author: Stephen Subrin

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 1055

View: 253

The first civil procedure casebook to consistently show doctrines and rules at work in actual law practice is now available in a revised, expanded, and improved Second Edition. Instructors who Civil Procedure: Doctrine, Practice, and Context, Second Edition can be sure their students will attain a deep and practical understanding of this crucial area of the law. the authors successfully relate the study of civil procedure To The practice of law by: Using an exceptionally varied and provocative set of excerpted materials to provide context and integrate theory, policy, and doctrine. Organizing their book in a manner that facilitates teaching and learning the subject. Taking a less Socratic, more accessible approach and supplying well-written and well-timed introductions and explanations. Including sensible and supportive Comments and Questions. Offering numerous thought-provoking practice exercises that are challenging but not intimidating. Integrating two real cases with Case Files provided in the Appendix, complete with transcripts, memoranda, exhibits, and motions. Consistently emphasizing lawyering skills, values, and social responsibility. Keeping the book to a manageable 1,200 pages, suitable for use in shorter courses. Drawing on their vast combined experience in teaching civil procedure. the Second Edition responds to user feedback, As well as, To developments in the law: more empirical scholarship, law and economics perspectives, and comparative materials are incorporated throughout the text to provide more useful context. Expanded treatment of discovery better reflects the realities of practice by today's litigators, with new sections on electronic discovery, foreign discovery, And The strategic implications of discovery planning. Enhanced coverage of Alternative Dispute Resolution, with both a longer chapter on litigation alternatives and a discussion of ADR incorporated throughout the casebook. Review of emerging issues of personal jurisdiction in the international context. New Internet cases and text on the emerging area of cyberjurisdiction. Completely rewritten chapter on complex litigation now provides a comprehensive yet accessible explanation of a broad range of topics, including Rule 19, intervention, interpleader, class actions, and 1407 consolidations. More practice exams and review questions improve student comprehension. Revised Teacher's Manual with sample syllabi, more explanatory and background material for case and article excerpts, and more details to facilitate effective use of in-class exercises. Give your students important insight on the crucial role of civil procedure in their future careers, with Civil Procedure: Doctrine, Practice, and Context, Second Edition .
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Civil Procedure

Author: Stephen C. Yeazell

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 857

View: 445

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.
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Inside Constitutional Law

Author: Russell L. Weaver

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 588

View: 721

Concise, engaging, and pedagogically rich, Inside Constitutional Law solidifies students’ understanding of the essentials. Rather than presenting exhaustive citations and excessive doctrinal detail, Inside Constitutional Law: What Matters and Why focuses on helping students to clearly understand key topics in-depth. Students become more engaged in the course by thorough explanations that demystify the material without oversimplifying it. They come to understand not only the rules, but also what makes them interesting and important. Features to enhance learning are prominent throughout. Overviews position chapter topics within the course and show why each matters. FAQs are carefully spelled out and given straightforward answers to clear up the most common mistakes and misconceptions. Sidebars offer study tips, practice pointers, and additional insights. Replicating the classroom use of whiteboards, PowerPoint and other visual aids, graphics, charts, photos, and cartoons help illustrate key concepts. Chapter summaries and bolded key terms facilitate studying and review, and “Connections” at the end of each chapter tie the material to other chapters, encouraging students to consider “Where have I been?” and “Where am I going?” The Second Edition introduces new material on important new cases: Arar v. Ashcroft on the president's power to fight terrorism, Pleasant Grove City, Utah v. Summum on First Amendment and the right to erect permanent monuments on public property, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission on corporations and campaign finance, Snyder v. Phelps on the conflict between freedom of expression and intentional infliction of mental and emotional distress, and other cases from the Supreme Court’s 2010-2011 term such as Schwarzenegger. Updated coverage of the various issues related to gay and lesbian equal protection issues includes discussion of “don't ask, don't tell” and gay marriage, among others. Features: Solidifies students’ understanding of the essentials of the course avoids exhaustive citations and excessive doctrinal detail focuses on clear, in-depth examination of civil procedure Engaging explanations that demystify without oversimplifying Tackles common misconceptions, enabling deeper understanding Explains the rules - what makes them interesting and important Enhanced learning features Overviews position the topic within the course students understand the topic and why it matters FAQs straightforward answers clear up the most common mistakes and misconceptions Key Terms essential terminology highlighted and defined when first introduced Sidebars study tips practice pointers further insights and information Graphics replicate whiteboards, PowerPoint and other visual aids charts photos cartoons Chapter summaries Bolded key terms for review “Connections” at the end of each chapter connect the material to other chapters ask students to consider “Where have I been?” and “Where am I going? Thoroughly updated, the revised Second Edition presents: Coverage of key, important new cases Arar v. Ashcroft on the President's power to fight terrorism Pleasant Grove City, Utah v. Summum on First Amendment and the right to erect permanent monuments on public property Citizens United v. Feder
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Civil Procedure

Author: Joseph W. Glannon

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 615

View: 484

There are two types of Civil Procedure students -- those who use Glannon's helpful paperback and those who end up wishing they did. This phenomenally popular paperback text entered its Third Edition with the unqualified endorsement of students who consider it a survival guide and teachers who recognize it as a worthy partner to any casebook. In the hallmark Examples & Explanations Series style, the book follows a consistent format: each chapter contains explanatory text followed by questions which test student understanding, which are in turn followed by suggested answers. While preserving his distinctive style and approach, Glannon's revisions reflect recent case law and changes in the Rules, such as: -service of process (Rule 4) -venue -an enhanced section on discovery including two new chapters address the scope of discovery under Rule 26 and the major tools of discovery CIVIL PROCEDURES: Examples and Explanations, Third Edition emphasizes personal and subject matter jurisdiction, res judicata, and collateral estoppel. Six full chapters illustrate pleadings and motions, with thorough explanation for the lawyers' strategy. to show how doctrines operate in relation to one another, several chapters compare and contrast related doctrines, such as: -joinder and jurisdiction -judgment n.o.v. -res judicata and joinder Glannon also explains corollaries and qualifications of the doctrine, and offers an unmatched treatment of Erie. By taking an unpretentious approach to civil procedure and using humor and historical names where appropriate, Glannon puts complex concepts within reach of the typical student. Also by Glannon: the Law of Torts: Examples & Explanations And don't forget Glannon's popular AUDIO PROGRAM: Fireside Civil Procedure: An Audio Companion Civil Procedure: Table of Contents Preface to Students Acknowledgements Special Notice PART ONE: CHOOSING A PROPER COURT 1. Personal Jurisdiction: the Enigma of Minimum Contacts 2. Statutory Limits on Personal Jurisdiction: the Reach and Grasp of the Long-Arm 3. Seeking the Home Field Advantage: Challenges to Personal Jurisdiction 4. Diversity Jurisdiction: When Does Multiplicity Constitute Diversity? 5. Personal and Subject Matter Jurisdiction Compared: the First Two Rings 6. Second-Guessing the Plaintiff's Choice of Forum: Removal 7. Proper Venue in Federal Courts: A Rough Measure of Convenience 8. Choosing a Proper Court: the Three Rings Reconsidered PART TWO: STATE LAW IN FEDERAL COURTS 9. Easy Erie: the Law of Rome and Athens 10. Eerie Erie: the Substance/Substance Distinction 11. Erie and State Choice of Law: Vertical Uniformity and Horizontal Chaos PART THREE: THE SCOPE OF THE ACTION 12. Sculpting the Lawsuit: the Basic Rules of Joinder 13. Into the Labyrinth: Joinder of Parties under Rule 14 14. Jurisdictional Fellow Travelers: Supplemental Jurisdiction 15. Jurisdiction vs. Joinder: the Difference between Power and Permission PART FOUR: STEPS IN THE LITIGATION PROCESS 16. the Bearer of Bad Tidings: Service of Process in the Federal Courts 17. Getting Off Easy: the Motion to Dismiss 18. the Scope of Discovery: the Rules Giveth, and the Rules Taketh Away 19. Tools of the Trade: Basic Methods of Discovery 20. Defective Allegation or Insufficient Proof?: Dismissal for Failure to State a Claim Compared to Summary Judgment 21. the Judge and the Jury, Part One: Judgment as a Matter of Law (Directed Verdict) 22. the Judge and the Jury, Part Two: Whose Case Is This, Anyway? PART FIVE: THE EFFECT OF THE JUDGEMENT 23. Res Judicata: the Limits of Procedural Liberality 24. Res Judicata and the Rules of Joinder: When Does May Mean Must? 25. Collateral Estoppel: Fine-Tuning the Preclusion Doctrine 26. T
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Understanding civil procedure

Author: Gene R. Shreve

Publisher: Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 506

View: 398

Includes complete, clearly-written analyses of personal & subject matter jurisdiction, the Erie doctrine, venue, former adjudication, pleading & practice, discovery, trial & post-trial motions, appeal & remedies. New developments in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including sweeping changes in Discovery & Rule 11 Certification, are completely integrated in the text. Extensive cross-referencing makes this a truly user-friendly companion to any Civil Procedure course. Also available electronically
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Inside the Black Box: How Arbitral Tribunals Operate and Reach Their Decisions - ASA Special Series No. 42

Author: Bernhard Berger

Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 180

View: 891

Prominent and experienced international arbitrators and litigators discuss the rights and obligations of arbitrators during the deliberation and decision-making processes and provide invaluable insights based on their years of personal experience. Issues discussed and analyzed include: • Steps and issues in deliberation and decision-making including the organization and form of deliberations and the drafting of the award. • Conflict in deliberations including how to handle bias and obstruction, structuring a bargaining process and dealing with dissenting opinions. • Assistance to the tribunal including the opinions, advantages and dangers with specific discussions regarding document production master and experts’ facilitator, the assistance of the secretary to the arbitral tribunal in drafting the award and the United Nations Compensation Commission’s utilization of experts. Inside the Black Box: How Arbitral Tribunals Operate and Reach Their Decisions also includes extremely useful arbitration materials including examples of a decision tree, dissenting opinion award, dissenting arbitrator refusing to sign the award, and an assortment of materials regarding the scheduling and qualifications of experts.
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Civil Procedure

Author: Allan Ides

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 1216

View: 115

Professors who want their students to gain a solid foundation in the doctrine, theory, and applications of civil procedure discovered a dependable teaching partner in CIVIL PROCEDURE: Cases and Problems. Now, in its Second Edition, this clear and explicit casebook continues to provide an appropriate blend of direct explanations, excellent cases, and class-tested problems to help students master this challenging subject. These distinctive features make the book a refreshing alternative: written by the authors of the hugely successful Examples & Explanations study guides for Constitutional Law introductions and transitional text are accessible, without being overly simplified innovative yet flexible organization, beginning with relatively easy, rules-based material and maintaining an essentially chronological approach, from the filing of the suit though appeals and the effect of judgment, with more complex rules taught after the students develop an understanding of the interplay between the rules of procedure and litigation chapters can be taught in any order for maximum classroom flexibility more than 200 problems interspersed throughout the text lightly edited cases develop first-year students doctrinal analysis skills narrative overview of Civil Procedure in the first chapter contains a hypothetical case that illustrates each of the major topics integrated approach to covering Alternative Dispute Resolution and Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure comprehensive Teachers Manual explains the authors approach, provides analysis of cases and answers to problems, gives extra guidance for topics students find difficult, includes diagrams and overheads, and suggests sample syllabi for different credit hours The Second Edition addresses: rapid developments in personal jurisdiction and the internet the new Class Action Fairness Act amendments to the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 Multiforum Jurisdiction Act of 2002 and other congressional acts involving federal jurisdiction significant changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure pertaining to pleadings and discovery, including the problem of retrieval of computer files new case law, including several procedure and subject matter jurisdiction cases recently decided by the Supreme Court