Civil Litigation 2015 2016

Author: Susan Cunningham-Hill
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198737711
Release Date: 2015-06-25
Genre:

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 Student Resources 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 Lecturer Resources Additional case study materials for lecturers, including suggested answers to case study questions Video clips Test bank of over 50 multiple choice questions

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for the United States District Courts 2015

Author: Judiciary
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 0160931045
Release Date: 2016-02-03
Genre: Law

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."

Civil Procedure in Singapore

Author: Chen Siyuan
Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.
ISBN: 9789403502144
Release Date: 2018-05-05
Genre: Law

Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this convenient volume provides comprehensive analysis of the legislation and rules that determine civil procedure and practice in Singapore. Lawyers who handle transnational matters will appreciate the book’s clear explanation of distinct terminology and application of rules. The structure follows the classical chapters of a handbook on civil procedure: beginning with the judicial organization of the courts, jurisdiction issues, a discussion of the various actions and claims, and then moving to a review of the proceedings as such. These general chapters are followed by a discussion of the incidents during proceedings, the legal aid and legal costs, and the regulation of evidence. There are chapters on seizure for security and enforcement of judgments, and a final section on alternative dispute resolution. Facts are presented in such a way that readers who are unfamiliar with specific terms and concepts in varying contexts will fully grasp their meaning and significance. Succinct, scholarly, and practical, this book will prove a valuable time-saving tool for business and legal professionals alike. Lawyers representing parties with interests in Singapore will welcome this very useful guide, and academics and researchers will appreciate its comparative value as a contribution to the study of civil procedure in the international context.

Mastering Multiple Choice for Federal Civil Procedure MBE Bar Prep and 1L Exam Prep

Author: WILLIAM. JANSSEN
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 164242420X
Release Date: 2018-09-28
Genre:

Need a little practice with multiple choice questions in federal civil procedure? Your solution has arrived. You MUST buy this book if: A. You are studying for your Bar Exam's MBE multiple choice test, and are more than just a little freaked out by how broadly Civil Procedure can be tested; B. You are in law school, enrolled in a Civil Procedure course, and you are exasperated trying to master the countless nuances of Civil Procedure; C. You want a resource that helps coach you in improving multiple choice exam performance, with strategies, realistic questions, answers, and detailed explanations; D. All of the above. This third edition (expanded by 28% with new questions, new answers, and new explanations) encompasses material reflecting the Civil Procedure Rule amendments of December 2015, December 2016, and December 2018, along with applicable new case law. This multiple choice practice book is designed for: (a) bar exam takers, who are preparing to take the MBE multiple choice bar exam (Civil Procedure was added in 2015 as a multiple choice testing topic), and (b) 1L law students, who are preparing to take their course examinations. This practice 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. This title includes lifetime, downloadable access to an eBook.

Quick Review of California Civil Procedure

Author: David Levine
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 0314290222
Release Date: 2015-11-20
Genre:

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.

Civil Procedure

Author: Stephen C. Yeazell
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781543805451
Release Date: 2018-11-06
Genre: Law

Buy a new version of this Connected Casebook and receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and an outline tool on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes—portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency. In Civil Procedure, Tenth Edition, the authors employ a pedagogical style that offers flexible organization at a manageable length. The book gives students a working knowledge of the procedural system and introduces the techniques of statutory analysis. The cases selected are factually interesting and do not involve substantive matters beyond the experience of first-year students. The problems following the cases present real-life issues. Finally, the book incorporates a number of dissenting opinions to dispel the notion that most procedural disputes present clear-cut issues. New to the Tenth Edition: Revised coverage of discovery, including the 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and digital discovery Revised and updated coverage of arbitration, including class waivers Contemporary cases and examples added throughout Professors and students will benefit from: Teachable, well-structured text featuring clear organization, concisely edited cases chosen to be readily accessible to first-year students, textual notes introducing each section that highlight connections between material, and practical problems A manageable length which allows the class to get through this complex course material in limited hours Flexible organization, adaptable to a variety of teaching approaches A clear, straightforward writing style, making the material accessible to students without oversimplifying An effective overview of the procedural system, which provides students with a working knowledge of the system and of techniques for statutory analysis Assessment questions and answers at the end of each chapter, to help students test their comprehension of the material CasebookConnect features: ONLINE E-BOOK Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics. PRACTICE QUESTIONS Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Practice questions from Examples & Explanations, Emanuel Law Outlines, Emanuel Law in a Flash flashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time. OUTLINE TOOL Most professors will tell you that starting your outline early is key to being successful in your law school classes. The Outline Tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester. The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and outline tool available through CasebookConnect.

Civil Procedure MBE Practice Questions

Author: AmeriBar
Publisher:
ISBN: 1505550939
Release Date: 2014-12-18
Genre:

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.

Civil Litigation

Author: Peggy Kerley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305176768
Release Date: 2014-02-26
Genre: Law

Succeed in your role as a paralegal with CIVIL LITIGATION, Seventh Edition. Practical, easy-to-understand, and thoroughly up-to-date, this proven book helps you grasp the details of today's litigation practice, covers the litigation process in a range of contexts, and demonstrates the relationship of litigation to other legal specialties. Each chapter includes exercises focusing on two cases, giving you the opportunity to work the cases from beginning to end, simulating an on-the-job experience. You'll also find sample documents (such as complaints, answers, interrogatories, and deposition summaries) that familiarize you with the documents you will encounter in the litigation law office. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Glannon Guide to Professional Responsibility

Author: Dru Stevenson
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454870883
Release Date: 2015-08-07
Genre: Law

The proven Glannon Guide is a user-friendly study aid to use throughout the semester as a great supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. Topics are broken down into manageable pieces and are explained in a conversational tone. Chapters are interspersed with hypotheticals like those posed in the classroom that include analysis of answers to ensure thorough understanding. Additionally, The Closer questions pose sophisticated hypotheticals at the end of each chapter to present cumulative review of earlier topics. More like classroom experiences, the Glannon Guide provides you with straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes the material stick. The user-friendly Glannon Guide is your proven partner throughout the semester when you need a supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. The material is broken into small, manageable pieces to help you master concepts. Multiple-choice questions are interspersed throughout each chapter (not lumped at the end) to mirror the flow of a classroom lecture. Correct and incorrect answers are carefully explained; you learn why they do or do not work. You can rely on authority; the series was created by Joseph W. Glannon Harvard-educated, best-selling author of, among other legal texts, Examples and Explanations; Civil Procedure, now in its sixth edition. The Closer poses a sophisticated problem question at the end of each chapter to test your comprehension. A final Closing Closer provides you practice opportunity as well as a cumulative review of all the concepts from earlier chapters. You can check your understanding each step of the way. More like classroom experiences, these Guides provide straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes the material stick.

Black Letter Outline on Civil Procedure

Author: Kevin M. Clermont
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 0314290532
Release Date: 2014-12-05
Genre: Civil procedure

This outline summarizes the black-letter rules of civil procedure. It covers general considerations, litigating step-by-step, authority to adjudicate, complex litigation, governing law, and former adjudication. It allows students to understand how their course materials fit together, doing so by conveying a conception of civil procedure-the relationships among the ideas and the law that constitute the subject. This book is carefully designed and written as a study aid in preparing for classes and as a review aid in studying for examinations, containing all the many special features that characterize the highly successful Black Letter Series of books, such as a glossary and sample examination questions and answers.

Glannon Guide to Torts

Author: Richard L. Hasen
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454876335
Release Date: 2015-11-25
Genre: Law

The proven Glannon Guide is a user-friendly study aid to use throughout the semester as a great supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. Topics are broken down into manageable pieces and are explained in a conversational tone. Chapters are interspersed with hypotheticals like those posed in the classroom that include analysis of answers to ensure thorough understanding. Additionally, The Closer questions pose sophisticated hypotheticals at the end of each chapter to present cumulative review of earlier topics. More like classroom experiences, the Glannon Guide provides you with straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes the material stick. The user-friendly Glannon Guide is your proven partner throughout the semester when you need a supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. The material is broken into small, manageable pieces to help you master concepts. Multiple-choice questions are interspersed throughout each chapter (not lumped at the end) to mirror the flow of a classroom lecture. Correct and incorrect answers are carefully explained; you learn why they do or do not work. You can rely on authority; the series was created by Joseph W. Glannon Harvard-educated, best-selling author of, among other legal texts, Examples and Explanations; Civil Procedure, now in its sixth edition. The Closer poses a sophisticated problem question at the end of each chapter to test your comprehension. A final Closing Closer provides you practice opportunity as well as a cumulative review of all the concepts from earlier chapters. You can check your understanding each step of the way. More like classroom experiences, these Guides provide straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes the material stick.

Moore s AnswerGuide Federal Civil Motion Practice

Author: The Law Firm of JENNER & BLOCK LLP Chicago
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 9781579113025
Release Date: 2012-04-19
Genre: Law

Moore's AnswerGuide: Federal Civil Motion Practice answers your basic questions about civil motions in federal civil cases, including topics such as Rule 12 motions to dismiss, summary judgment motions, and motions for costs and attorney's fees. This authoritative desk reference provides: • Succinct answers to major points of federal practice. • Expert analyses, strategic pointers, warnings, circuit split discussions, and other case-oriented insight. • Numerous checklists, providing step-by-step guidance for discovery procedures. • Hundreds of cross-references to Moore's Federal Practice, Bender's Federal Practice Forms, Federal Litigation Guide, and other sources for more detailed analysis and forms. Moore's AnswerGuide products are available in print, online, and many are also available as eBooks. They combine practical answers with guidance to relevant cases, codes, rules and in-depth analytical sources. Moore's AnswerGuide: Federal Civil Motion Practice serves as a portable practice resource for the federal litigator. Cites to case law, statutory and analytical cross-references are designed to bridge the gap between print and online sources, making in-depth research easier and more on-point than ever before.