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Civil Procedure

ISBN-10: 0735555567

ISBN-13: 9780735555563

Edition: 5th 2006 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Joseph W. Glannon

List price: $41.95
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Recommended by both students and professors, this best-selling paperback study aid is a lifeline for first year students taking a Civil Procedure course. Author Joseph Glannon brings his lively and entertaining style to this new Fifth Edition, along with a wealth of new material. This comprehensive yet hands-on study aid: Covers all aspects of the first year Civil Procedure course including the difficult areas of res judicata, collateral estoppel, and personal and subject matter jurisdiction Presents accessible introductions and explanations Offers a proven pedagogy in the popular examples-and-explanations format highly effective for learning and applying the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Gives examples that progress gradually from simple to challenging and build students' confidence Has plenty of visual aids including diagrams, charts, and documents Covers Erie doctrine in a three-chapter section What's new in the Fifth Edition? the latest revisions To The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure A new chapter on the federal question of subject matter jurisdiction Updated changes To The Rules concerning Discovery
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Book details

List price: $41.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 2/22/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 679
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Preface to Students
Acknowledgements
Special Notice
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
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
Jurisdictional Fellow Travelers: Supplemental Jurisdiction
Jurisdiction vs. Joinder: The Difference between Power and Permission
Steps In The Litigation Process
The Bearer of Bad Tidings: Service of Process in the Federal Courts
Getting Off Easy: The Motion to Dismiss
The Scope of Discovery: The Rules Giveth, and the Rules Taketh Away
Tools of the Trade: 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 Judgement
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 Pretrial Litigation: Setting the Stage for the Schulansky Case
First Moves: Schulansky Goes to Court
A Change of Forum: Ronan Removes to Federal Court
The Defendant's Perspective: Ronan's Answer and Counterclaim
Chain Reaction: Ronan Brings in Jones
Preliminary Objections: Jones Seeks a Way Out
A Tactical Dilemma: Ronan's Motion for Summary Judgment
Index