Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials, Compact Edition for Shorter Courses

Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials, Compact Edition for Shorter Courses

by Jack FriedenthalArthur Miller John Sexton and others

Hardback Publication Date: 30/07/2018

 
The Compact Twelfth Edition of this very popular casebook is designed for three- or four-credit civil procedure courses. It provides a framework for studying the essential and cutting-edge issues of civil procedure in an accessible but rigorous way. The materials are designed to reinforce doctrinal understanding, to foster case reading skills, to encourage critical thinking and an appreciation of the real-world context of procedural decisions, and to help develop a sense of litigation strategy.

The casebook covers all of the major topics that a professor might wish to teach in a one-semester course of varied practical or theoretical emphases. A supplement provides important teaching material, including all updated Federal Rules, federal statutes and constitutional provisions pertinent to procedure, the pleadings in Twombly and Iqbal, state materials, a litigation flow-chart, and other important teaching tools.

New materials include: notes on Supreme Court cases on general jurisdiction; materials on virtual contacts in personal jurisdiction; extensive materials the 2015 amendments to discovery practice, including e-discovery; the NFL concussion litigation; and, the emergence of multi-district litigation as a significant method of group litigation.
ISBN:
9781634605601
9781634605601
Category:
Civil procedure
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
30-07-2018
Publisher:
LEG Inc. (dba West Academic Publishing
Country of origin:
United States
Edition:
12th Edition
Pages:
277
Dimensions (mm):
254x203mm
Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller was one of America's leading dramatist.

His plays include Death of a Salesman (1940), The Crucible (1953) and A View From the Bridge (1955).

He is also the author of a novel, Focus (1945), and several non-fiction works.

Miller adapted the screenplay for The Misfits from his own short story.

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