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ISBN-10: 1454807105

ISBN-13: 9781454807100

Edition: 8th 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Stephen C. Yeazell

List price: $241.00
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Its clear, straightforward writing style continues to make CivilProcedure accessible to students without oversimplifying thematerial it covers. An effective overview of procedure gives students aworking knowledge of the system and offers techniques for statutoryanalysis. Civil Procedure’s teachable structure features aclear organization, concisely edited cases¿carefully chosen forfirst-year students—textual notes introducing and highlightingconnections between sections, and practical problems. The casebook’sshorter length assures that each class will completely cover the complexcourse material in limited hours, and a flexible organization adapts toa variety of teaching approaches. The comprehensive print Teacher’sManual offers detailed teaching guidance, case analyses, and samplesyllabi; the interactive online version also provides PowerPoint slidesand Mindmaps. A companion Statutory and Case Supplement is annuallyupdated, and the complete text of cases can be found on the accompanyingWebsite.The Eighth Edition introduces innovative new features thathighlight important and engaging material. “What’s New Here?” boxesbriefly summarize key points emerging from cases, statutes, and rules.“Implications” boxes make brief statements about connections andextensions of doctrine, aimed at answering the perennial questionstudents ask, “How does this connect with the rest of the course?”“Perspectives” boxes provide short explorations of cases’ historicalcontext and related developments, addressing the query, “What does itmean that this happened at this historical moment?” The material isupdated throughout, and new material appears on Erie, pleading,discovery, arbitration, preclusion, class actions, and joinder. TheEighth Edition is available as an eBook as well as a print book.Features:Clear, straightforward writing style, accessible without beingoversimplifiedEffective overview of the procedural systemgives students a working knowledge of the systemoffers techniques for statutory analysisTeachable structureclear organizationconcisely edited cases, carefully chosen for first-year studentstextual notes introduce and highlight connections between sectionspractical problemsshorter length assures completion of complex course material inlimited hoursFlexible organization, adapts to a variety of teachingapproachesComprehensive print Teacher’s Manualdetailed teaching guidancecase analysessample syllabiAnd more in the interactive online Teacher’s ManualPowerPoint slidesMindmapsCompanion Statutory and Case Supplement, annually updatedComplet
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Book details

List price: $241.00
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 4/13/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 960
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.070
Language: English

Summary of Contents
An Overview of Procedure
The Constitutional Framework for U.S. Litigations
Personal Jurisdiction
Subject Matter Jurisdiction of the Federal Courts
State Law in Federal Courts: Erie and Its Entailments
The Process of Litigation
Incentives to Litigate
Resolution Without Trial
The Trier and the Trial
Respect for Judgments
Probing the Boundaries: Additional Claims and Parties