Civil Procedure: Examples and Explanations

ISBN-10: 1454815485
ISBN-13: 9781454815488
Edition: 2013
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List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Aspen Pub
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 756
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.102
Language: English

For two decades Examples & Explanations: Civil Procedure hashelped students understand the intricacies of civil procedure. ProfessorGlannon, using the extremely successful Examples & Explanationsformat that he created, teaches students about civil procedure in anentertaining and elucidating way. Now in its Sixth Edition, thisamazing study aid continues to provide clear, engaging introductions tothe principles of civil procedure, together with appealing examples thatillustrate how these principles apply in typical cases.Students and professors are united in their high regard for this textthat helps make a difficult subject accessible:Professor Glannon's unique and entertaining style engagesstudents and helps them to more easily understand difficult conceptsClear and accessible introductions and explanations cover allaspects of the first-year course including the difficult areas ofres judicata, collateral estoppel, personal and subject matterjurisdiction, and three chapters on various aspects of the EriedoctrineThe proven and popular examples and explanations format ishighly effective for learning and applying the Federal Rules of CivilProcedureExamples progress gradually from simple to challenging andbuild students' confidenceThe frequent use of visual aids including diagrams, charts, anddocuments helps students grasp complicated ideasThe Sixth Edition has been completely updated throughout, and allcitations reflect the most current law. In addition:A new chapter on joinder analyzing Rules 19 and 24Revisions to reflect the extensive 2007 stylistic amendments tothe Federal Rules of Civil ProcedureGive your students the help they need to master difficult topics. Besure to recommend this highly acclaimed study guide—tested by students,instructors, and time.

Summary of Contents
Choosing a Proper Court
Personal Jurisdiction: The Enigma of Minimum Contacts
Statutory Limits on Personal Jurisdiction: The Reach and Grasp of the Long-Arm
Seeking the Home Field Advantage: Challenges to Personal Jurisdiction
Federal Questions and Federal Cases: Jurisdiction over Cases "Arising under" Federal Law
Diversity Jurisdiction: When Does Multiplicity Constitute Diversity?
Personal and Subject Matter Jurisdiction Compared: The First Two Rings
Second Guessing the Plaintiff's Choice of Forum: Removal
Proper Venue in Federal Courts: A Rough Measure of Convenience
Choosing a Proper Court: The Three Rings Reconsidered
State Law in Federal Courts
Easy Erie: The Law of Rome and Athens
Eerie Erie : The Substance/Substance Distinction
Erie and State Choice of Law: Vertical Uniformity and Horizontal Chaos
The Scope of the Action
Sculpting the Lawsuit: The Basic Rules of Joinder
Into the Labyrinth: Joinder of Parties under Rule 14
Essentials and Interlopers: Joinder of Parties under Rules 19 and 24
Jurisdictional Fellow Travelers: Supplemental Jurisdiction
Jurisdiction v. Joinder: The Difference between Power and Persuasion
Steps in the Litigation Process
The Bearer of Bad Tidings: Service of Process in the Federal Courts
Getting Off Easy: The Motion to Dismiss
When Justice so Requires: Amendments to Pleadings under the Federal Rules
The Scope of Discovery: The Rules Giveth, and the Rules Taketh Away
Tools of the Trade: The Basic Methods of Discovery
Defective Allegation or Insufficient Proof?: Dismissal for Failure to State a Claim Compared to Summary Judgment
The Judge and the Jury, Part One: Judgment as a Matter of Law (Directed Verdict)
The Judge and the Jury, Part Two: Whose Case is This, Anyway?
The Effect of the Judgment
Res Judicata: The Limits of Procedural Liberality
Res Judicata and the Rules of Joinder: When Does May Mean Must?
Collateral Estoppel: Fine-Tuning the Preclusion Doctrine
The Obscure Kingdom: Nonmutual Collateral Estoppel
Thinking Procedurally: The Rules in Action
An Introduction to the Pretrial Litigation Process: Setting the Stage for the Schulansky Case
First Moves: Schulansky Goes to Court
A Change of Forum: Ronan Removes to Federal Court
Ch. 33 .The Defendants' Perspective: Ronan's Answer and Counterclaim
Chain Reaction: Ronan Brings in Jones
Preliminary Objections: Jones Seeks a Way Out

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