Trusted by generations of students and litigators, A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure is the perfect guide to the complex procedural requirements employed in the civil courts. Written by an expert in the field and co-editor of Blackstone's Civil Practice, the book provides a wide-ranging and detailed overview of the key statutory provisions, rules, practice directions, and case law which govern the various stages of a civil litigation claim, making it essential reading for students and newly-qualified litigators. Taking a thoroughly practical focus throughout, the book charts the progress of a typical civil litigation claim, from funding litigation and issuing and serving proceedings, through to trial, enforcement, and appeal. Full coverage of alternative dispute resolution is also included. Relevant sample documentation is featured throughout and introduces the reader to the forms and documents which will be encountered in practice, while key point summaries featured at the end of chapters highlight the essential points covered. Updated annually, this twentieth edition has been fully revised to incorporate coverage of ongoing changes in civil procedure, including developments to the rules and their impact on areas such as costs and funding.
Blond's Law Guides offer case summaries from leading casebooks as well as thoughtful summary outlines - for the student who wants both case outlines and law summaries What you get with Blond's Law Guides: Concise, easy-to-understand black letter law outlines More case clips than any other study guide EasyFlow(tm) Charts that tie the key concepts together Proven memorization mnemonics for finals preparation
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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
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Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.
A desk reference for lawyers and their clients faced with the prospect of litigation in foreign jurisdictions, this book is a guide to the civil procedure rules and practices in thirty-two major countries and in the European Community. Local rules relating to arbitration and, where available, mediation are also covered.
This edition of Stephen Yeazell's extraordinarily successful casebook, CIVIL PROCEDURE, has been updated to reflect new cases and recent changes to the Federal Rules. The Fourth Edition retains the same easy-to-follow organization, manageable length, tightly edited cases, and accessible format that have made it a favorite among teachers and students. Key features of this edition include: new litigation documents--actual litigation documents include a pleading and a deposition that are the subject of judicial decisions recent rule changes--new textual and case treatment of the new discovery rules and Rule 11 reflect substantial changes new cases in rapidly developing areas, particularly punitive damages and class action expanded coverage of: disposition without trial, including alternate dispute resolution; class actions, including the controversial 'settlement class'; attorney's fees; and the incidence of litigation. The Fourth Edition features a flexible organization that starts with jurisdiction or pleadings - whichever you prefer. This edition is even more teachable with these organizational changes: separate chapters on personal jurisdiction and subject matter jurisdiction two chapters on trial--one on selecting the trier of fact and the other on trial proper. A 1997 Statutory Supplement and excellent Teacher's Manual round out this superb package.
If you practice in Tennesse courts, you will find the Fourth Edition of Tennessee Civil Procedure an invaluable asset that you will refer to day after day. Tennessee Civil Procedure provides a comprehensive, critical analysis of the Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure as they have evolved over time. At every stage in a proceeding, from the commencement of action and service of summons to post-trial motions and relief from judgment, you can look to Tennessee Civil Procedure for detailed and authoritative explanation. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
Civil Procedure is written by one of the leading voices on Procedure, Stephen Yeazell, who for this Ninth Edition is joined by his colleague Joanna Schwartz. Yeazell and Schwartz 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.
This book faithfully sets out the important judicial opinions on the Civil Procedure Act. The Commentaries are exhaustive on the aspects of the legislation set out. The accuracy of the statement of the law by the author has been attested by the judicial approval its citation has received.