Publisher: Government Printing Office
Release Date: 2016-02-03
These rules govern the procedure in all civil actions and proceedings in the United States district courts, except as stated in Rule 81. The rules should be construed, administered, and employed by the court and the parties to secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding. In this booklet, you will find the process for commencing an action, pleadings, motions, summons, and orders. Additionally you will find procedural information about pretrial conferences and hearings, rights to a trial jury, jury selection, roles of the plaintiff and defendant, types of class actions, duty to disclose, including disclosure of expert testimony, trial preparation materials, using depositions in court proceedings, appeals, and more. Magistrate judges, civil attorneys, paralegal professions, Court clerk office staff, and others involved in the Civil Court system may be interested in this reference booklet. Additionally, corporations, nonprofit organizations, citizens, and law degree students pursuing coursework for civil law degrees may be interested in these rules. These Federal Civil Procedures will meet first-yar law student requirements as a supplemental text for the student. Lastly, all law libraries and public libraries should have a copy of this volume available for their patrons and on hand at their circulation desk for student's research needs.
Author: Robert R. Ambler, Jr.
Release Date: 2015-08-19
The 2015-2016 Edition of LexisNexis Practice Guide Georgia Pretrial Civil Procedure integrates how-to practice guidance, task-oriented checklists, downloadable forms and references to sources that provide in-depth explanations of subjects to make this complex area understandable to litigators. It distills the experience of a seasoned litigator in both federal and Georgia State courts to demystify the pretrial civil litigation process. It offers targeted practical guidance for the Georgia litigator to master the complexities of the Georgia and federal court rules and case law that govern pretrial civil practice. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
Author: A. J. Stephani
Release Date: 2016-05-18
Weissenberger's Federal Civil Procedure Litigation Manual offers a practical guide to the intricacies of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Written by Glen Weissenberger, author of the Evidence Courtroom Manual series and A.J. Stephani, noted civil procedure professor and author, Federal Civil Litigation Procedure Manual contains the complete text of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Each rule is then individually annotated with insightful commentary, additional supporting authorities, and recent significant cases. The manual was specifically designed to aid both the legal practitioner and judge, and is updated annually to encompass changes in the Rules or supporting case law. Features include: • The complete text of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure • Insightful Commentary in clear prose delineates the practical meanings of each Rule • Additional Authority suggests additional research tools • Recent Significant Cases offers a list of current judicial interpretations of each Rule • Official Forms, relevant United States Code provisions, and Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure also included This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options
Author: Linda Mullenix
Publisher: West Academic
Release Date: 2016-09-16
The new edition contains five objective exams in civil procedure with a total of 125 objective questions. Each exam consists of 25 objective problems followed by five multiple-choice answers. Each problem is based on recently decided federal district or appellate court decisions. Exam Pro provides the answers and a detailed analysis to enhance understanding of civil procedure. The tear-out answer sheets simulate exam conditions. This edition reflects the typical course coverage in the now standard four credit-hour, one semester civil procedure course. The exam problems have been updated to reflect recent Supreme Court decisions on civil procedure issues, as well as recent amendments to the Federal Rules that became effective December 2015.
Author: Stuart Sime
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2007
Any lawyer practicing in the civil courts in England and Wales needs a thorough grasp of practice and procedure, and the rules of practice as applied by the courts. Taking a pragmatic rather than an academic approach to the topic, A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure provides a comprehensive commentary on all the major areas of civil litigation. Designed to cover points that are likely to arise in day-to-day practice, the text explains the various procedures that must be followed as a claim progresses from its early stages through its interim stages, and on to trial, enforcement, and possible appeal. This tenth edition has been revised in the light of recent developments in the law and practice, and also to take into account feedback from readers. Online Resource Center An updated test bank accompanies the tenth edition, offering 60 multiple choice questions and answers to help lecturers assess their students' progress.
Author: William Janssen
Publisher: West Academic
Release Date: 2016-05-13
Looking for a reliable multiple-choice practice resource for federal civil procedure? Well, you MUST buy this book if: A. You are studying for the Multistate Bar Examination, and are a little freaked out by the arrival of Civil Procedure to the question categories in the exam; B. You are now enrolled in a Civil Procedure course and you are still trying to figure out precisely what was going on in Pennoyer v. Neff; C. You want a resource that not only allows you to test your understanding of Civil Procedure, but enhances it by providing detailed explanations; D. All of the above. This second edition (expanded by 25% with new questions, and now also encompassing the December 2015 Rules amendments) is a multiple-choice exam practice book designed for (a) bar exam takers, who are preparing to take the MBE multiple-choice bar exam (Civil Procedure was recently added as a testing topic in the MBE multiple-choice bar exam), 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 robust 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.
Civil Procedure MBE practice questions developed by AmeriBar Bar Review. AmeriBar provides a comprehensive course preparing students for the Multistate Bar Exam and bar exams in over 30 jurisdictions. Civil procedure was added to the scope of testing for the MBE starting in 2015.
Author: Harold J Sullivan
Release Date: 2015-08-07
Genre: Political Science
For undergraduate courses in Constitutional Law, Civil Rights & Liberties, Introduction to American Government,Introduction to Law and Legal Process, and Judicial Process & Politics. Examining contemporary and perennial constitutional issues in civil liberties and rights, this text engages students in an exploration of how and why U.S. Supreme Court Justices have interpreted the provisions of the U.S. Constitution relating to freedom of expression and religion, and equal protection and privacy.
Author: David Levine
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Release Date: 2015-11-20
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of California civil procedure, convenient for class or exam preparation. It provides clear and concise explanations of topics not usually covered in the standard first-year course on civil procedure, highlighting where California's law diverges from federal practice. The book includes self-testing and diagnostic review questions and case illustrations, which are capsule summaries of significant cases identifying important facts, primary issues, and relevant law. It also provides numerous essay, true-false and multiple-choice questions with model answers and detailed explanations.
Author: Susan Cunningham-Hill
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2016-06-23
Civil Litigation introduces students to the processes and procedures involved in making and defending civil litigation claims. The text is ideal for students taking the Legal Practice Course or relevant LLB or LLM modules and features case studies on both a personal injury matter and a commercial matter, making it suitable for students with either a high street or a commercial focus. Following the chronological progression of a civil litigation claim, the book offers practical guidance on advising clients whilst ensuring that the principles of the SRA Handbook and Code of Conduct 2011 are maintained. Students on CILEx courses, new trainees in practice, and paralegals will find this practical guidance of use in both their study and their work. Innovative diagrams at the beginning of chapters clearly illustrate the litigation procedure and help students understand the nature of the process as a whole. Examples provide students with a realistic context for their learning, while issues of cost, best practice, and professional conduct are clearly highlighted. Alternative dispute resolution is given appropriate practical emphasis, and references to the Civil Procedure Rules throughout make sure that students are ready for life in practice. Online Resource Centre Case study documentation to support the fictional scenarios referred to in the book Additional chapters covering injunctions, a practical guide to court hearings, instructions to counsel and enforcements of judgment Annotated forms Appendix - links to key Court forms Litigation train timeline to help students put the litigation process in context Podcasts Updates Weblinks Additional case study materials for lecturers, including suggested answers to case study questions Video clips Test bank of over 50 multiple choice questions
Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2017-02-05
Civil Procedure: A Coursebook provides solid scholarship but does not hide the ball. The book’s accessibility, organization, and interior design support its innovative pedagogy. New to the Third Edition: Recent (Dec. 1, 2015) rule amendments abrogate the federal forms and make important changes to the discovery rules. This edition reflects both sets of changes and includes provocative new materials on the revitalized proportionality standard of discovery and the ethical requirements for competency in electronic discovery, in addition to other smaller updates.
Author: William V. Dorsaneo, III, Chief Justice
Release Date: 2015-06-17
This coursebook explores both the practical and substantive aspects of Texas civil pre-trial litigation. The materials cover all aspects of the processing of a civil case up to the period immediately before trial. It addresses such issues as: • The attorney's relationship with the client (when to take a case, forming the contract, Interviewing and counseling the client); • When to file the suit (statutes of limitation and other pre-filing requirements); • Protecting the right to recover (emergency relief such as TROs, sequestration, garnishment, and attachment); • Deciding where to file the case (subject matter jurisdiction, personal jurisdiction, and venue); • Defining and shaping the case (pleading practices, joinder, and preclusion doctrines) • Obtaining relevant Information (scope of discovery and discovery devices); and • Non-trial resolutions (default, summary judgment, settlement, and alternative dispute resolution). All of the chapters have been updated to include new cases and changes in rules and statutes. In addition to cases and supplemental notes, Texas Civil Procedure: Pre-Trial Litigation, 2015-2016 Edition includes sample pleadings and other documents to help students understand and apply the procedural rules. The text also includes thirty sets of Practice Exercises; hypothetical problems that walk students through the application of the rules in increasingly complex situations. Professors adopting the book will be provided with suggested answers to the Practice Exercises. New eBook editions of this book will be issued each year. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
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.