Author: Michael P. Allen
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2016-08-08
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.
Author: John Bilyeu Oakley
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Release Date: 2009
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.
Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Release Date: 2008
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.
Author: Stuart Sime
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2016-06-23
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.
Author: William Rose
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Release Date: 2012-05-17
Pleadings Without Tears has become established as one of the most successful books on practical legal drafting in the context of litigation. This new eighth edition is fully updated to take account of 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 more 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. It gives clear examples of how to set out relevant matters with clarity and precision and 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 good understanding of drafting.
Author: Stephen Pete
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2011
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.
This Guide is part of a 5-volume series that gives you step-by-step guidance on procedural issues and quickly points you to LexisNexis resources that help you build your case. This volume concentrates on the proper procedure related to motions and gives complete and current coverage on relevant topics, including such areas as: Preliminary Motions, Challenges to Jurisdiction or Venue, Disqualification of Judge, Summary Judgment, Settlement. Forms are included.
Author: Neil C. Blond
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Release Date: 2007
Blond's Law Guides offer case summaries from leading casebooks as well as thoughtful summary outlines - for the student who wants both case outlines and law summaries What you get with Blond's Law Guides: Concise, easy-to-understand black letter law outlines More case clips than any other study guide EasyFlow(tm) Charts that tie the key concepts together Proven memorization mnemonics for finals preparation
This new publication provides the practitioner with a comprehensive and definitive analysis of civil practice and procedure in this Court. It is an extensive commentary of the Circuit Court Rules, referring to reported and unreported decisions of the courts, legislation and practice directions. It includes the most up-to-date changes in the Rules of Court, such as the Circuit Court Rules (General) 2007. *An easy-to-understand reference that provides you with invaluable analysis and interpretation. *Up to date and including all important case law and legislation. *A step-by-step guide to civil practice in the Circuit Court. *Gives you an extensive analysis of the jurisdiction of the Circuit Court. *Helps you fully understand the role of the County Registrar. *Includes in-depth analysis of the day-to-day activities dealt with by the Circuit Court, including; Intoxicating Liquor Licenses, Probate Actions, Landlord & Tenant, Planning, Employment and Family Law Proceedings. Contents: Jurisdiction; County Registrar; Commencement of Proceedings; Personal Injuries Actions; Service; Appearance; Pleadings; Parties; Third Party Procedure; Joinder and Transfer of Actions; Discovery, Interrogatories and Inspection; Security for Costs; Striking Out, Dismissal, Discontinuance and Settlement of Proceedings; Lodgments and Offers; Trial and Evidence; Appeal and Case Stated Procedure; Judgment, Orders and Enforcement; Costs; Intoxicating Liquor Licenses; Probate Actions; Landlord and Tenant; Planning; Employment; Family Law Proceedings; Miscellaneous Karl Dowling is a practising barrister.
Author: Howard M. Erichson
Publisher: Aspen Pub
Release Date: 2012
A concise, engaging, and pedagogically rich explanation of the key topics in Civil Procedure solidifies students' understanding of the essentials of the course. Rather than presenting exhaustive citations and excessive doctrinal detail, Inside Civil Procedure: What Matters and Why focuses on helping students to clearly understand civil procedure 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 the 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 updates rules and statutes to reflect amendments since 2009, featuring new rules on summary judgment and attorney-client privilege. Coverage of recent, important cases include those on personal jurisdiction, subject matter jurisdiction, class actions, and more. Refreshed tables, illustrations, and analyses lend more clarity and consistency. Hallmark features: * Solidifies students' understanding of the essentials of the course o avoids exhaustive citations and excessive doctrinal detail o 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 o Overviews position the topic within the course students understand the topic and why it matters. o FAQs straightforward answers clear up the most common mistakes and misconceptions. o Sidebars study tips practice pointers further insights and information o Graphics replicate whiteboards, PowerPoint and other visual aids charts photos cartoons o Chapter