Understanding Civil Procedure

Author: Gene R. Shreve
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 9780327189893
Release Date: 2013-08-14
Genre: Law

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.

Understanding Civil Rights Litigation

Author: Howard M. Wasserman
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press LLC
ISBN: 1531003664
Release Date: 2018
Genre: Civil procedure

"This book provides an overview of civil rights and constitutional litigation under Section 1983 and its Bivens federal counterpart. The book is written for courses on Civil Rights Litigation and Federal Courts"-- Provided by publisher.

Civil Procedure

Author: Suzanna Sherry
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735564268
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Law

Civil Procedure: The Essentials takes a "forest rather than the trees" view of the first-year Civil Procedure course. Renowned scholar-teachers Sherry and Tidmarsh distill and explain the essential elements of civil procedure in this concise, user-friendly paperback. This text will be an asset to your classroom with its dependable features: renowned authorship helps students understand the superstructure of Civil Procedure: underlying principles, themes, and connected ideas designed to be used alongside any Civil Procedure casebook

Commentary on the Italian Code of Civil Procedure

Author: Simona Grossi
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195372717
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Law

Commentary on the Italian Code of Civil Procedure is a unique and comprehensive guide to understanding the structure and functioning of the Italian Code of Civil Procedure. The book provides a reliable translation to the provisions for the implementation of the 840 articles of the Italian Code of Civil Procedure. An indispensible resource for practitioners in the field, this book provides a description of civil procedure and the translated text of the Italian Code of Civil Procedure, with an explanation of the legal terms, provisions for the implementation of the Code, and valuable commentary. The commentary and translations included in this book were prepared by Italian attorneys with extensive experience working with the Italian Code of Civil Procedure and American Civil Procedure.

Examples Explanations for Civil Procedure

Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454897705
Release Date: 2018-01-17
Genre: Law

A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the Examples & Explanations (E&E) series provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures. Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics in your courses and compare your own analysis. Here’s why you need an E&E to help you study throughout the semester: Clear explanations of each class topic, in a conversational, funny style. Features hypotheticals similar to those presented in class, with corresponding analysis so you can use them during the semester to test your understanding, and again at exam time to help you review. It offers coverage that works with ALL the major casebooks, and suits any class on a given topic. The Examples & Explanations series has been ranked the most popular study aid among law students because it is equally as helpful from the first day of class through the final exam.

Civil Procedure Stories

Author: Kevin M. Clermont
Publisher:
ISBN: 1599413477
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

This book is a collaborative effort by fourteen law-school professors to provide a deeper understanding of the great civil procedure cases. The 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 a fairly consistent structure, with separate sections on: social and legal background of the case; factual background of the case; lower court proceedings in the case; final appellate disposition, including issues, decisions, reasons, and separate opinions; factual postscript to the case; immediate impact of the case on the development of the law (why the case is famous and when it became so); and continuing importance of the case today (why it is still a leading case).The accompanying website, http://civprostories.law.cornell.edu, serves as a research tool for students, academics, and practitioners. The poste

Federal Civil Procedure Logic Maps

Author: William M. Janssen
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 0314285113
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Law

This full-color book of Federal Civil Procedure logic maps, which supports any classroom text, is designed to provide visual aids including graphic and color cues to aid in the understanding and application of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Visual references show the interplay among rules and subparts of rules. In some cases, applicable case law is also referenced. The book also contains the complete, and updated, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as an appendix. The visual format provides a comprehensive overview, allowing students to review the subject quickly prior to final exams.

Civil Procedure in a Nutshell

Author: Mary Kay Kane
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: STANFORD:36105063691005
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Law

Rules of civil procedure govern everything that happens outside of criminal proceedings. This Nutshell provides a road map to navigating civil procedure rules and helps build a foundation for understanding the overall picture. Topics discussed include how to choose the proper court, pretrial and trial preparation, adjudication, judgments, appeals, and specialized multi-party/multi-claim proceedings.

Civil Procedure

Author: Linda J. Silberman
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454832584
Release Date: 2014-10-14
Genre: Law

Contemporary due process cases lead off Civil Procedure: Cases and Problems , creating a conceptual framework for understanding jurisdiction and procedural rules. Coverage of the social and economic issues underlying procedural reform focuses on women, minorities, and the financial constraints on access to the adversary system. The book's constitutional context sets the groundwork for advanced courses on Procedure and Federal Courts. Lightly edited classic cases promote analysis and preserve the language and subtlety of procedural jurisprudence. Major Supreme Court precedents are followed and complemented by up-to-date lower court decisions. Hypothetical problems open each chapter and may be used in a variety of ways, including as class simulations or practice exams in review sessions. Concise and focused notes echo the Socratic method and prompt deep consideration of important themes. The completely updated Fifth Edition provides detailed coverage of the Supreme Court's transformation of pleading practice in Bell Atlantic and Iqbal, with analysis of its effect on lower courts and summaries of scholarly criticism. New rulings by the Supreme Court included cover personal jurisdiction, diversity jurisdiction, Erie doctrine, class actions, and arbitration. The Fifth Edition also provides extended coverage of new developments in scholarship: e-discovery, complex litigation, and alternative dispute resolution. References to important empirical studies on class actions, the new pleading standard, and access to counsel refresh the text. Features: contemporary due process cases lead off create a conceptual framework for understanding jurisdiction highlight competing values that shape other procedural rules shows social and economic context underlying procedural reform focuses on women and minorities shows general financial constraints on access to the adversary system offers constitutional context sets the groundwork for advanced courses on Procedure and Federal Courts classic cases lightly edited promote case analysis preserve the language and subtlety of procedural jurisprudence major Supreme Court precedents presented plausibility pleading class actions personal jurisdiction arbitration complemented by up to date lower court decisions hypothetical problems open each chapter use as class simulations in class rehearse as practice exams in review concise and focused notes echo the Socratic method Thoroughly updated, the revised Fifth Edition presents: detailed coverage of the Supreme Court's transformation of pleading practice in Bell Atlantic and Iqbal, including analysis of the effects on lower courts and summaries of scholarly criticism coverage of other newSupreme Court's decisions personal jurisdiction diversity jurisdiction Erie doctrine class actions arbitration new developments in scholarship e-discovery complex litigation alternative dispute resolution new material important empirical studies on class actions the new pleading standard access to counsel

Civil Litigation

Author: Colette Reid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199603435
Release Date: 2013-02-28
Genre: Law

Civil Litigation provides support to students taking the Professional Practice Course at the Law Society of Ireland and provides an excellent overview of civil litigation issues for practitioners in the Irish jurisdiction.

Civil Procedure O e Commentary and Materials 6th Edition

Author: Stephen Colbran
Publisher:
ISBN: 040933975X
Release Date: 2015-10-26
Genre: Civil procedure

Civil Procedure oÂeÂ" Commentary and Materials provides students and practitioners with a comprehensive analysis of the practical and theoretical issues encountered in Australian civil procedure, including alternative dispute resolution. This text combines a wealth of primary and secondary materials from all jurisdictions. The common law is clearly set out, together with extensive practical commentary. Each chapter features in-depth questions and notes together with lists of further reading to aid and extend understanding of the issue. It also examines and discusses each substantive and procedural step in the trial and appeal process. Topics include jurisdiction of a court to consider a matter, alternative dispute resolution, limitations of actions, commencing proceedings and case management, service, pleading, parties and joinder, gathering evidence, trial and appeal, costs, enforcement and practical directions. Each of the state, territory and federal procedures is covered. New to this edition is a chapter on group proceedings. This sixth edition contains completely revised and updated legislation, Rules of Court, cases and articles. Features oÂeo Authoritative authors from different jurisdictions. oÂeo Each chapter features in-depth questions and notes together with lists of further reading. Related Titles Colbran, LexisNexis Study Guide oÂeÂ" Civil Procedure, forthcoming, 2016 Hemming & Penovic, Civil Procedure in Australia, 2015 Peden & Kumar, Quick Reference Card Civil Procedure, 2011

Weissenberger s Michigan Civil Procedure Litigation Manual 2017 Edition

Author: A. J. Stephani
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 9781522126799
Release Date: 2017-01-20
Genre: Law

Weissenberger's Michigan Civil Procedure Litigation Manual provides a thorough, yet concise, analysis of the Michigan Court Rules. It is intended to aid the practitioner, judge, and student alike in understanding the operation and application of the Rules in situations that recur throughout the course of litigation. Although this manual is not exhaustive of every procedural issue in Michigan, it is anticipated that it will function both to identify other additional sources on Michigan law as well as to resolve problems frequently engendered by the application of the Rules. Each chapter contains the full text of each Rule in a format that lends itself to easier examination and dissection than any other currently available. Practical commentary on each rule is also provided, as are hundreds of illustrations of possible applications. This publication also includes a list of additional Michigan authorities and a carefully-selected list of leading cases. These cases are intended to serve as starting points for additional research; comprehensive annotations are beyond the scope of this manual. This manual also contains a host of other useful features, including a directory of all clerks of court within the state of Michigan, a note on judicial rulemaking in Michigan, an appellate district map, official forms, and a table used to calculate the number of days between two dates, as well as the full text of the Michigan Rules of Appellate Procedure.

Litigation Handbook on West Virginia Rules of Civil Procedure Fourth Edition

Author: Franklin D. Cleckley
Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781578233649
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre:

January 2015 Cumulative Pocket Part The Litigation Handbook On West Virginia Rules of Civil Procedure - Fourth Edition provides a meaningful and thorough starting point for any practitioner seeking a fundamental understanding of the application of the West Virgina rules of civil procedure. For ease and convenience, the material in this new Handbook has been organized to correspond with actual rule citations. For example, § 12(b)(6) of the Handbook corresponds with Rule 12(b)(6) of the rules of civil procedure. Therefore, if a practitioner knows the particular rule citation under consideration, he or she need only find the corresponding section citation in this Handbook for a discussion of the particular rule. The Fourth Edition cites per curiam opinions issued by the state Supreme Court and also provides federal case law construing the federal rules of civil procedure. As the practitioner knows, West Virginia's rules of civil procedure are patterned after the federal rules. With this knowledge in mind, the Handbook offers as persuasive authority federal decisions construing the federal rules. As a practical matter, the Handbook limits its use of federal case law to areas that the state Supreme Court has not issued controlling opinions upon. This Handbook is an invaluable tool for both the bench and bar. Order Litigation Handbook on West Virginia Rules of Civil Procedure Fourth Edition for your office today!

Civil Procedure

Author: Barbara Allen Babcock
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454888116
Release Date: 2017-05-12
Genre: Law

With lightly-edited cases, both classic and contemporary, and engaging hypothetical problems, the sixth edition of Civil Procedure: Cases and Problems promotes the analysis and understanding of both governing procedural rules and underlying doctrinal complexities. The casebook also emphasizes the social and economic contexts animating modern procedural problems and reforms as well as the constitutional dynamics underlying federal jurisdiction.