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Fundamentals of Pretrial Litigation, 8th

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ISBN-10: 0314267697

ISBN-13: 9780314267696

Edition: 8th 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Roger S. Haydock, Jeffrey W. Stempel, David F. Herr

List price: $191.00
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This Eighth Edition continues to be the standard of pretrial litigation texts. This widely adopted book is used in skills and clinic courses, advanced civil procedure seminars, and civil procedure classes. The chapters comprehensively explain case planning, investigation, pleadings, discovery, depositions, interrogatories, document production, admission requests, sanctions, procedural and dispositive motions, effective motion advocacy, and alternative dispute resolution and settlement methods. These chapters enable students to become highly competent, responsible, and ethical litigators. This benchmark text covers the strategies, tactics, and techniques applicable to pretrial and prehearing practice before judges, arbitrators, and administrative officials. The extensive text provides examples and illustrations of successful litigators New materials include the most recent revisions To The federal rules of civil procedure, The latest developments relating to electronically stored information, novel methods to discover emails and social network communications, updated practice procedures, and innovative approaches to modern pretrial litigation. A hallmark of the book is the inclusion of problems after each chapter and a variety of civil case files. The materials introduce students To The legal theories and rule policies. The exercises have students experience the pleadings, The discovery, And The motions of pretrial practice.
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Book details

List price: $191.00
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: West Academic
Publication date: 3/10/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 832
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Randy J. Maniloff is a partner at White and Williams LLP in Philadelphia. He concentrates his practice in the representation of insurers in coverage disputes over primary and excess obligations under a host of policies, including commercial general liability and various professional liability policies. Mr. Maniloff is a frequent contributor of articles to Mealey's Litigation Report: Insurance , among other publications, addressing a variety of insurance coverage topics. For the past eleven years, Mr. Maniloff has published a year-end article in Mealey's that addresses the ten most significant insurance coverage decisions of that year. Mr. Maniloff has also written for such influential organizations as The Federalist Society, Manhattan Institute and Washington Legal Foundation. Mr. Maniloff is a frequent lecturer at industry seminars and has been quoted on insurance coverage topics by such media as: The Wall Street Journal , The New York Times , USA Today , Dow Jones Newswires , The Philadelphia Inquirer , The Times-Picayune , and The National Law Journal . Jeffrey W. Stempel is the Doris S. and Theodore B. Lee Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Stempel is a 1981 graduate of Yale Law School, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal and co-founder of the Yale Law and Policy Review . He spent two years as a law clerk to a federal district court judge in Philadelphia and three years in private practice with a firm in Minneapolis before entering the teaching profession. He is the author of Stempel on Insurance Contracts , a practitioner-oriented treatise.