An Illustrated Guide To Civil Procedure

Author: Michael P. Allen
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454881735
Release Date: 2016-08-08
Genre: Law

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

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.

A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure

Author: Stuart Sime
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198747673
Release Date: 2016-06-23
Genre:

Trusted by generations of students and litigators, A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure is the perfect guide through the complex procedural requirements employed in the civil courts. Written by an expert in the field and co-editor of Blackstone's Civil Practice, the book provides a wide-ranging and detailed overview of the key statutory provisions, rules, practice directions, and case law which govern the various stages of a civil litigation claim, making it essential reading for students and newly-qualified litigators. Taking a thoroughly practical focus throughout, the book charts the progress of a typical civil litigation claim, from funding litigation and issuing and serving proceedings, through to trial, enforcement and appeal. Full coverage of alternative dispute resolution is also included. Relevant sample documentation is featured throughout and introduces the reader to the forms and documents which will be encountered in practice, while key point summaries featured at the end of chapters highlight the essential points covered. Updated annually, this nineteenth edition has been fully revised to incorporate coverage of ongoing changes in civil procedure, including developments to the rules and their impact on areas such as costs and funding. Online Resource Centre A range of web links to key related sources support students looking to read around the subject and develop their understanding.

Pleadings Without Tears

Author: Roger Eastman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198804059
Release Date: 2017-05-04
Genre: Law

Pleadings Without Tears has become established as one of the most successful books on practical legal drafting in the context of litigation. This new ninth edition is fully updated to take account of all Civil Procedure Rule (CPR) changes since the last edition. The book takes a practical and insightful look at the subject of legal drafting, enabling the reader to become confident in approaching this often unnecessarily daunting subject. It focuses on core skills and fundamental rules while clearly addressing each stage of the process, and goes beyond a straightforward setting out of the precedents and authorities relevant to statements of case. Giving clear examples of how to set out relevant matters with clarity and precision, this book encourages the reader to give full consideration to concise and clear identification of the subject matter of the action, the issues of the case, and the parties' respective positions in respect to those issues. With a wealth of practical examples and anecdotes - and illustrated throughout with cartoons - the light and entertaining style, combined with detailed analysis and explanation, enables the reader to easily acquire a thorough understanding of drafting.

Civil Procedure

Author: Stephen Pete
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195993306
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Law

This book is both applied and practical and covers the Civil Procedure syllabus comprehensively, addressing both the Magistrates' Court and the High Court procedures as well as those of the High Court of Appeal, the Constitutional Court and the Small Claims Court.

The Glannon Guide to Civil Procedure

Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
ISBN: 1454827467
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Law

"A thorough review of first-year Civil Procedure, organized around the theme of multiple-choice questions"--Unedited summary from book cover.

Baby Signing 1 2 3

Author: Nancy Cadjan
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402231858
Release Date: 2007-08-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

The #1 Baby Signing Book THE EASY WAY TO "TALK" WITH BABY...AS SIMPLE AS 1-2-3 What if your baby could "talk" to you before he or she could actually speak? Sign Babies creator Nancy Cadjan brings years of expertise to Baby Signing 1-2-3, teaching you her unique and easy way of learning baby signing through rich illustrations. Baby Signing 1-2-3 provides specific signs and techniques for different age ranges, so you know how to work best with baby at each stage of development. Packed full of pictures that show and explain each sign, Baby Signing 1-2-3 makes learning and teaching baby signs a breeze, with: Pictures that clear away the confusion! With many signing books, it's hard to understand how to make each sign correctly. Baby Signing 1-2-3 provides clear and helpful illustrations to help you, along with tips on helping baby understand. A large directory including more than 270 baby signs! Information for infants to toddlers and beyond. Sections give you targeted advice based on baby's age. You'll find perfect steps to help you start right from baby's birth, or later in baby's life! A trusted system using American Sign Language

Criminal Procedure

Author: Ronald Jay Allen
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454877356
Release Date: 2016-03-20
Genre: Law

Criminal Procedure: Investigation and Right to Counsel is for courses on criminal procedure law that focus on the issues pertaining to the investigation of criminal activities. It is a spin-off of Comprehensive Criminal Procedure, by the same team of authors, which covers both the investigatory and adjudicatory aspects of criminal procedure law. The casebook focuses primarily on constitutional criminal procedure law, but also covers relevant statutes and court rules. The casebook is deliberately challenging it is designed for teachers who want to explore deeply not only the contemporary state of the law, but also its historical and theoretical foundations. The casebook incorporates a particular emphasis on empirical knowledge about the real-world impacts of law-in-action; the significance of race and class; the close relationship between criminal procedure law and substantive criminal law; the cold reality that hard choices sometimes must be made in a world of limited criminal justice resources; and, finally, the recognition that criminal procedure law always should strive to achieve both fairness to the accused and justice for society as a whole.

Civil Procedure Stories

Author: Kevin M. Clermont
Publisher:
ISBN: 1587787237
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Genre: Law

This study aid provides a deeper understanding of the great civil procedure cases. Fourteen professors each wrote a short chapter on one of the cases, retelling the cases in their own voice and by their own method. Each chapter has separate sections containing the social and legal background of the case, factual background, lower court proceedings, final appellate disposition, issues, decisions, reasons, separate opinions, factual postscript to the case, why the case is famous and when it became so, and why it is still a leading case.

Louisiana Civil Code 2015

Author: Melissa Lonegrass
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1628103493
Release Date: 2015-12-31
Genre:

This statutory compilation is an essential text for any course on the Louisiana civil law. The Louisiana Civil Code: Student Edition (2016) contains the official text of the Louisiana Civil Code of 1870, complete with revisions and amendments through the 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, as well as the official legislative commentary. Electronic access to legislative updates for two sessions following the date of each edition ensures law students have complete and up-to-date coverage of the civil law from the first semester of law school until completion of the state bar examination.

Practical Ultrasound

Author: Jane Alty
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781444168303
Release Date: 2013-07-30
Genre: Medical

In the hands of a skilled operator, ultrasound scanning is a simple and easy procedure. However, reaching that level of proficiency can be a long and tedious process. Commended by the British Medical Association, Practical Ultrasound, Second Edition focuses on the scans regularly encountered in a busy ultrasound department and provides everything practitioners need to know to become competent and skilled in scanning. See What’s New in the Second Edition: New chapters on breast, musculoskeletal, and FAST (focused assessment with sonography in trauma) ultrasonography Revisions to original chapters incorporating up-to-date techniques and protocols Beginning with the general principles of ultrasound scanning and a guide to using the ultrasound machine, the book provides step-by-step instructions on how to perform scans supplemented by high-quality images and handy tips. Organized according to anatomical site, the chapters include a review section on useful anatomy, scan protocol presented step by step, and a section on common pathology. Maintaining the popular format of the previous edition, each chapter contains examples of common and clinically relevant pathologies and notes on the salient features of these conditions. The authors’ precise approach puts an immense amount of knowledge within easy reach, making it an ideal aid for learning the practicalities of ultrasound.

Borkowski s Textbook on Roman Law

Author: Paul Du Plessis
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198736226
Release Date: 2015-04-23
Genre: Law

Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law is the leading textbook in the field of Roman law, and has been written with undergraduate students firmly in mind. The book provides an accessible and highly engaging account of Roman private law and civil procedure, with coverage of all key topics, including the Roman legal system, and the law of persons, property, and obligations. The author sets the law in its social and historical context, and demonstrates the impact of Roman law on our modern legal systems. For the fifth edition, Paul du Plessis has included references to a wide range of scholarly texts, to ground his judicious account of Roman law firmly in contemporary scholarship. He has also added examples from legal practice, as well as truncated timelines at the start of each chapter to illustrate how the law developed over time. The book contains a wealth of learning features, including chapter summaries, diagrams and maps. A major feature of the book is the inclusion throughout of extracts in translation from the most important sources of Roman law: the Digest and the Institutes of Justinian. Annotated further reading sections at the end of each chapter act as a guide to further enquiry. Online Resource Centre The book is accompanied by an extensive Online Resource Centre, containing the following resources: -Self-test multiple choice questions -Interactive timeline -Biographies of key figures -Glossary of Latin terms -Annotated web links -Original Latin versions of the extracts from the Digest and the Institutes of Justinian -Examples of textual analysis of Roman law texts -Guide to the literature and sources of Roman law

American Civil Procedure

Author: John Bilyeu Oakley
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9789041128720
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Law

This convenient description of civil procedure in the federal and state courts of the United States will be greatly welcomed by lawyers and legal scholars everywhere. Without going into deep analysis, the book covers every important feature of these legal systems, drawing on the expertise and experience of two well-versed practitioners. As well as the rules, policies, normative principles, and future trends, the authors cite recent cases affecting procedure. Areas covered include sources, judicial organization, exercise of the legal profession, jurisdiction, due process standards, rules of evidence, enforcement of judgements, arbitration, and much more.