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ISBN-10: 1454803037

ISBN-13: 9781454803034

Edition: 8th 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas A. Mauet

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Pretrial achieved leading stature through its clear, concise,well-organized presentation of pretrial preparation by one of thecountry’s leading experts on trial techniques. An effective systematicapproach organizes pretrial planning and preparation into a series ofdistinct steps students can readily master. Litigation files from ahypothetical case, complete with sample documentation and paperwork,take students through each stage of a civil case. Additional litigationfiles, six in all, appear on an accompanying CD-ROM and include bothplaintiffs’ and defendants’ files.The Eighth Edition expands the discussion of using the Internetto conduct informal fact investigations. The text examines Ashcroftv. Iqbal and Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly and their influence ongeneral notice requirements for claims. New material explores liens onsettlements, and the Eighth Edition includes a full discussion ofSupreme Court decisions in Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes and Erica P. JohnFund v. Halliburton .Hallmark features:• Clear, concise, well-organized presentation• Pretrial preparation by leading expert on trial techniques• A systematic approacho pretrial planning and preparation through distinct steps students canmaster• Litigation files from a hypothetical caseo sample documentation and paperwork for every stage of the civil case• Additional litigation fileso accompanies on CD-ROMo includes both plaintiffs’ and defendants’ fileso six different, complete casesThoroughly updated, the revised Eighth Edition presents:• Expanded discussion of Internet use in informal factinvestigations• Discussion Ashcroft v. Iqbal and Bell Atlantic Corp. v.Twombly and their influence on general notice requirements forclaims• New material on liens on settlements• Explores Supreme Court decisions Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes andErica P. John Fund v. Halliburton
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Book details

List price: $127.00
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 2/15/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English

Summary of Contents
Investigating and Planning the Litigation
Introduction to Litigation Planning
Informal Fact Investigation
Legal Investigation
Case Evaluation and Strategy
Conducting the Litigation
Pretrial Conferences and Settlements
Appendix Litigation File: Jones v. Smith