Acing Civil Procedure

Author: A. Benjamin Spencer
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 0314166300
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Law

"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 issues they are trying to resolve. It assembles the different issues and presents a clear guide to the 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."--Publisher's website.

Acing Civil Procedure 4th

Author: Adam Spencer
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628109566
Release Date: 2014-05-19
Genre: Law

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.

Acing Contracts

Author: Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 0314171711
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Law

This study aid features an innovative method of content organization. It uses a checklist format to lead students through questions they need to ask to fully evaluate the legal problem they are trying to solve. It also synthesizes the material in a way that most students are unable to do on their own, and 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 none offer the systematic approach to problem solving found in this book.

Acing Civil Procedure 4th

Author: Adam Spencer
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628109566
Release Date: 2014-05-19
Genre: Law

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.

Acing Tort Law

Author: Shubha Ghosh
Publisher: West a Thomson Reuters Business
ISBN: 0314279970
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Law

This study aid features an innovative method of content organization. It uses a checklist format to lead students through questions they need to ask to fully evaluate the legal problem they are trying to solve. It also synthesizes the material in a way that most students are unable to do on their own, and 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 none offers the systematic approach to problem solving found in this book combined with concise analytical summaries of the leading issues in law.

Civil Procedure

Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735570337
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

For two decades Examples & Explanations: Civil Procedure has helped students understand the intricacies of civil procedure. Professor Glannon, using the extremely successful Examples & Explanations format that he created, teaches students about civil procedure in an entertaining and elucidating way. Now in its Sixth Edition, this amazing study aid continues to provide clear, engaging introductions to the principles of civil procedure, together with appealing examples that illustrate how these principles apply in typical cases. Students and professors are united in their high regard for this text that helps make a difficult subject accessible: Professor Glannon's unique and entertaining style engages students and helps them to more easily understand difficult concepts Clear and accessible introductions and explanations cover all aspects of the first-year course including the difficult areas of res judicata, collateral estoppel, personal and subject matter jurisdiction, and three chapters on various aspects of the Erie doctrine The proven and popular examples and explanations format is highly effective for learning and applying the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Examples progress gradually from simple to challenging and build students' confidence The frequent use of visual aids including diagrams, charts, and documents helps students grasp complicated ideas The Sixth Edition has been completely updated throughout, and all citations reflect the most current law. In addition: A new chapter on joinder analyzing Rules 19 and 24 Revisions to reflect the extensive 2007 stylistic amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Give your students the help they need to master difficult topics. Be sure to recommend this highly acclaimed study guide--tested by students, instructors, and time.

Civil Procedure

Author: Scott Dodson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199965229
Release Date: 2012-11-01
Genre: Law

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.

Civil Procedure

Author: A. Benjamin Spencer
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: STANFORD:36105134453690
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

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.

Understanding Civil Procedure

Author: Gene R. Shreve
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 9781422407127
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Civil procedure

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.

Acing Your First Year of Law School

Author: Shana Connell Noyes
Publisher: William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
ISBN: 9780837714103
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

First published in 1999, Acing Your First Year of Law School has become one of the bestselling law school preparation books of all time. Every law student will tell you that the first year is the most important and the most frustrating. Law professors do not teach students the law, instead they leave students on their own to figure out the "answer" from a series of questions. This is a manual that teaches first year law students the ten basic skills they need to know to start learning their first day and ace their first year. The Second Edition has been updated to reflect the best use of technology. It includes a Preface that addresses the Socratic Method and how to beat it. It also includes an Epilogue that focuses on tasks that are necessary to ensure a successful transition from the first to the second semester.

Acing Evidence

Author: Aviva Orenstein
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1634606051
Release Date: 2016-09-19
Genre:

Acing Evidence offers a succinct, clear, and user-friendly review of federal evidence law. Providing many helpful examples and employing checklists at the end of every chapter, Acing Evidence presents an organized way to analyze evidence problems and spot hidden issues. This book is invaluable for reviewing evidence, preparing for the bar exam, and assessing evidence at trial. The second edition adds new examples, reflects rule changes, and expands the discussion of confrontation.

Acing Criminal Procedure

Author: Leslie W Abramson
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1628103957
Release Date: 2014-12-19
Genre: Criminal procedure

This product presents in checklist format the series of issues that must be understood in order to identify and resolve the range of legal issues presented in an examination question. Checklists are provided for all topics generally covered in the basic criminal procedure course.

Civil Procedure in a Nutshell

Author: Mary Kay Kane
Publisher:
ISBN: 0314093982
Release Date: 1996-01
Genre: Civil procedure

Current Structure of Court Systems; Subject-Matter Jurisdiction; Venue; Personal Jurisdiction; Service of Process; Challenges to Plaintiff's Court Selection; Pleading; Party and Claim Joinder; Discovery; Pretrial Conferences; Summary Judgment; Default Judgment; Voluntary and Involuntary Dismissal; The Trial Process; Jury Trial; Directed Verdicts; Judgments Notwithstanding the Verdict; New Trial Motions; Partial and Conditional New Trials; Relief from Judgments; Securing and Enforcing Judgments; Binding Effect of Judgments; Time for Bringing an Appeal; Mechanics of Appeal; Class Actions; Interpleader; Multidistrict Litigation; Standing, Mootness, and Justiciability; Determining the Governing, Law in Federal Courts; Federal Law in State Courts.

Mastering Multiple Choice for Federal Civil Procedure Mbe Bar Prep and 1l Exam Prep

Author: William M. Janssen
Publisher:
ISBN: 1628103388
Release Date: 2014-11-06
Genre: Law

This multiple-choice exam practice book is designed for (a) bar exam takers, who are preparing to take the MBE multiple-choice bar exam (Civil Procedure is a new testing topic added to the MBE multiple-choice bar exam as of February 2015), and (b)1L law students, who are preparing to take their course examinations. The book offers practical, easy-to-follow advice on multiple-choice exam-taking strategies, clear suggestions on effective multiple-choice practicing techniques, and a lengthy set of Civil Procedure multiple-choice practice questions with answers and explanations (designed to simulate MBE-style questions). Tables help users decode the tested-topic for each practice question.

A Short and Happy Guide to Contracts

Author: David G. Epstein
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 0314277935
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Law

This efficient and exceedingly effective guide to Contracts will help you see the big picture. The authors focus on making the key concepts of contract law, and the relationship among those concepts, easier to understand and retain. The authors have also infused the book with humor, believing there is nothing inconsistent between a rigorous academic experience and having a little fun. Each of the authors is nationally-renowned law teacher who has taught Contracts for decades. Based on that experience, in this book they have set forth understandable techniques for mastering the law governing each critical aspect of the contract relationship, including, contract formation (offer and acceptance), enforcement (consideration and defenses), interpretation, performance, breach, and remedies.