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Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials

Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials

by Jack FriedenthalArthur Miller John Sexton and others
Publication Date: 30/07/2018
The Twelfth Edition of this very popular casebook 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 about 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 first-year course, and can easily be adapted for courses of one- or two-semesters, of different credit hours, and with varied practical or theoretical emphases. A supplement includes all updated Federal Rules, federal statutes and constitutional provisions pertinent to procedure, the pleadings in Twombly and Iqbal, a model case file, a litigation flow-chart, state materials, and other important teaching tools.

New materials include:

Notes on the latest Supreme Court cases on general jurisdiction;
Materials on the role of virtual contacts in determining personal jurisdiction
Notes on the latest Supreme Court cases on diversity jurisdiction and the arising under power
Note on the latest Supreme Court case on specialized venue
Expanded notes on multidistrict litigation and group litigation
Materials on the 2015 amendments to the discovery rules, including e-discovery
Materials on the NFL concussion litigation and ascertainability under Rule 23.
Civil procedure
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LEG Inc. (dba West Academic Publishing
Country of origin:
United States
12th Edition
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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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