Civil Procedure

Author: Richard D. Freer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
ISBN: 1454802227
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Law

Popular casebook author Freer makes the complex principles of civil procedure accessible and fun for students in this student treatise. Using humor, real-world examples and light-hearted scholarship, he breaks down the doctrines of civil procedure into easy-to-understand components, and then brings them together to show how they form a comprehensive body of law. The Third Edition has been updated to include discussion of key new Supreme Court and lower court decisions that are reshaping civil procedure law. It also includes revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and provides commentary on e-discovery, including the problem of waiver of privilege for inadvertent production. Hallmark features: Comprehensive coverage of all topics in civil procedure. Suitable for use with any civil procedure coursebook. User-friendly chapter introductions explain and contextualize key concepts. Integrates discrete topics and doctrines into a comprehensive whole timulating hypotheticals for especially difficult principles, highlighted in bulleted lists. Shows students how to apply doctrine and rules to facts. Light-hearted presentation, using amusing, real-world examples to illustrate principles. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition includes Important revisions to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. New Supreme Court cases, including Iqbal, Hertz, Shady Grove, Espinoza, Mohawk, and Krupski. Discussion of several lower-court cases related to the Class Action Fairness Act. Commentary on e-discovery, including the problem of waiver of privilege for inadvertent production.

Aspen Student Treatise for Civil Procedure

Author: Richard D. Freer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454896470
Release Date: 2017-11-20
Genre: Law

This popular treatise is a comprehensive resource, engagingly written and featuring hundred of examples to demonstrate application of doctrine. Features include: "Defining the Issue," a section that opens each chapter, putting material into context and making connections to related areas of procedure and jurisdiction law Analytical frameworks to synthesize key subject areas The Fourth Edition features: The Supreme Court's restriction of general personal jurisdiction in Daimler and BNSF Its latest decision on specific personal jurisdiction, Britol-Myers Squibb, and its likely impact Detailed treatment of remedies, including provisional remedies Detailed analysis of all amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including changes to the scope of discovery

Aspen Student Treatise for Property

Author: Joseph William Singer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454882237
Release Date: 2016-11
Genre: Law

This overview of property law addresses both classic and contemporary topics covered in the first-year property course in a clear, accessible format. The book offers clear explanations of property law through textual treatment, with numerous examples, analytical discussion of key cases, and issues followed by hypotheticals. Emphasis is placed on disagreements among states about the applicable rules of property law, with explanations of the conflicting issues. Key Features: New section on the subprime mortgage crisis provides a contemporary look at property law (includes a discussion of the Massachusetts SJC case Commonwealth v. Fremont) Material on the Harry Potter copyright case (Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. & J.K. Rowling v. RDR Books) Recent Oregon land-use ballot initiatives regarding property owners' rights (Measures 37 and 49) and their impact A new case on ownership issues surrounding Civil War-era papers once belonging to the governors of South Carolina (Wilcox v. Stroup)

Introduction to Civil Procedure

Author: Richard D. Freer
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 0735540225
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Law

This lively, accessible student treatise breaks down the complex principles of civil procedure into small, easily-digested bites, then builds them back up into a comprehensive model for students. Extremely well written by Richard Freer, popular BAR/BRI lecturer and casebook author, whose 1L video is shown in virtually every law school in the country, INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL PROCEDURE provides much-needed assistance for students struggling with this difficult area. Both students and instructors will appreciate these important features of Freers method: covers all of the major topics in civil procedure, making the book suitable for use with any casebook each chapter opens with a Defining the Issue section that clearly explains the major concepts, provides context in commonsensical terms, and explains how the topics in the chapter differ from -- but fit in with -- other topics integrates the topics of the course and emphasizes overarching issues to help students fit the smaller pieces in the larger picture; for example, a student might understand the individual concepts of personal jurisdiction, subject matter jurisdiction, and venue, but not see that these three tie into one overarching issue: selection of a court easily spotted bulleted lists provide hypotheticals for especially difficult principles -- such as aggregation and supplemental jurisdiction -- that show students how to apply the doctrine and rules to the facts In addition, the book encourages students to have fun with the material by: discussing the Pete Rose case and the Liz Taylor-Richard Burton case relating an amusing opinion in which a judge went ballistic wondering why the Mottleys, who had been injured by a railroad, would settle their claims for free passes on the same railroad As the author says, This book is my avuncular present to students -- telling them what civil procedure is, why it matters, and, crucially, how the various doctrines fit together into a comprehensive whole. Examine a copy of INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL PROCEDURE and see for yourself how well this award-winning teacher has succeeded.

Aspen Student Treatise for Civil Procedure

Author: Richard D. Freer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454873792
Release Date: 2017-11-20
Genre: Law

Popular casebook author Freer makes the complex principles of civil procedure accessible and fun for students in this student treatise. Using humor, real-world examples and light-hearted scholarship, he breaks down the doctrines of civil procedure into easy-to-understand components, and then brings them together to show how they form a comprehensive body of law. The Third Edition has been updated to include discussion of key new Supreme Court and lower court decisions that are reshaping civil procedure law. It also includes revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and provides commentary on e-discovery, including the problem of waiver of privilege for inadvertent production. Hallmark features: Comprehensive coverage of all topics in civil procedure. Suitable for use with any civil procedure coursebook. User-friendly chapter introductions explain and contextualize key concepts. Integrates discrete topics and doctrines into a comprehensive whole timulating hypotheticals for especially difficult principles, highlighted in bulleted lists. Shows students how to apply doctrine and rules to facts. Light-hearted presentation, using amusing, real-world examples to illustrate principles.

Inside Civil Procedure

Author: Howard M. Erichson
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454897606
Release Date: 2017-12-14
Genre: Law

Inside Civil Procedure: What Matters and Why, like a great teacher, helps law students understand civil procedure clearly and deeply. Procedural rules and doctrines that at first seem incomprehensible finally make sense when students understand what the rules are trying to do, how they are used in practice, and how they fit into the bigger picture. Unlike oversimplified outlines or lengthy treatises, it actually teaches with clear explanations and features designed to help students master the material. By the end of each chapter, students will have a clear understanding of not only how the rules and doctrines work, but also how the pieces of the puzzle fit together. Overviews set up each topic FAQs give straight answers to questions and clear up common mistakes and misconceptions. Sidebars offer insights, study tips, and practice pointers. Step-by-step analyses demonstrate how to apply the material. Chapter summaries provide quick review guides. Connections helps students fit the material with other topics in civil procedure.

Principles of Civil Procedure

Author: Kevin Clermont
Publisher:
ISBN: 1683286820
Release Date: 2017-11
Genre: Civil procedure

This Concise Hornbook covers the main points of civil procedure that any student needs to understand, and covers them briefly but thoroughly enough to be understandable. It focuses on the material covered in a typical law school course on civil procedure, tied to no one casebook. It breaks down the subject of civil procedure along the standard lines: a brief orientation; then a lengthier overview of the stages of litigation, followed by a close inspection of the major procedural problems (governing law, authority to adjudicate, former adjudication, and complex litigation); and finally some reflections in conclusion. It discusses specific problems and illustrations, with the aid of generously sprinkled diagrams and special text boxes. Special attention was given to fitting the civil procedure course's main points together to form the big picture, with each topic ending in a section on the "big idea" (separation of powers, vertical federalism, horizontal federalism, full faith and credit, or procedural due process) that the student is supposed to take from the topic.

A Practical Guide to Appellate Advocacy

Author: Mary Beth Beazley
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781454896340
Release Date: 2018-09-14
Genre: Law

Mary Beth Beazley’s highly regarded A Practical Guide to Appellate Advocacy is a comprehensive student-focused guide to writing appellate briefs. Written in an understandable, direct writing style, this concise paperback’s effective structure centers on a four-point approach to writing and breaks each point down into key elements that are then treated in-depth. New to the Fifth Edition: New bullets at the end of each chapter reviewing major takeaways Expanded coverage of research advice in Chapter 3, including discussion on Boolean searches A new chapter on using statutes in briefs, covering Reading statutes effectively Making statutory interpretation arguments Research techniques for statutory interpretation arguments Professors and students will benefit from: Student-friendly writing that is easy to read and understand Annotated examples – both good and bad – that help students understand why certain methods are effective Chapters on effective use of cases and statutes that address common problems experienced by students Numerous formulas that make learning and remembering easy: Creac Formula for effective topic sentences Formula for effective case descriptions ""Template"" formula for effective signals to the reader Teaching materials include: Powerpoints with effective examples and teaching notes Self-grading guidelines and examples of self-grading of effective and ineffective legal writing

Civil Procedure

Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454886358
Release Date: 2017-02-05
Genre: Law

Civil Procedure: A Coursebook provides solid scholarship but does not hide the ball. The book’s accessibility, organization, and interior design support its innovative pedagogy. New to the Third Edition: Recent (Dec. 1, 2015) rule amendments abrogate the federal forms and make important changes to the discovery rules. This edition reflects both sets of changes and includes provocative new materials on the revitalized proportionality standard of discovery and the ethical requirements for competency in electronic discovery, in addition to other smaller updates.

Civil Procedure

Author: Linda J. Silberman
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454888697
Release Date: 2017-04-28
Genre: Law

Using the Socratic method, Civil Procedure: Theory and Practice, Fifth Edition helps students develop strategic, critical thinking with introductory text, examples, and hypotheticals that equip them for the challenges of practice. Sophisticated, yet straightforward, the text strikes an important balance by providing clear exposition while requiring work to achieve deeper insights. An opening chapter gives an overview of the entire process, using real pleadings and discovery materials in the landmark N.Y. Times v. Sullivan case. The innovative “Anatomy of a Litigation” case study chapter systematically leads students from pleadings to verdict, using leading cases to deepen the connection between the classroom and the courtroom. Civil Procedure: Theory and Practice covers the full range of topics, including in-depth treatment of personal and subject-matter jurisdiction, joinder, preclusion, and alternative dispute resolution.

Constitutional Law

Author: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454860594
Release Date: 2016-12-31
Genre: Law

A leading fifth edition text by a prominent scholar, Constitutional Law, is known for its concise, yet comprehensive presentation. Professor Chemerinsky’s distinctive approach presents the law solely through case excerpts and his own essays, and with the author’s context and background information, the law becomes more readily understood. The text’s flexible organization accommodates a variety of course structures so that no chapter assumes that students have read preceding material. Finally, a complete Teacher's Manual and Annual Case Supplement round out this acclaimed Constitutional Law text. Features: Comprehensive coverage; accessible writing style Distinctive approach presents the law solely through case excerpts and author-written essays Provides context and background information Flexible organization—no chapter assumes that students have read other chapters Updated throughout; includes major new cases

Criminal Procedure

Author: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454876656
Release Date: 2017-12-06
Genre: Law

Written in a student-friendly manner, the third edition of Criminal Procedure eschews reliance on rhetorical questions and law review excerpts in favor of comprehensive exploration of black letter law and trendsetting policy issues. Authored by a pair of well-respected criminal and constitutional law scholars, Criminal Procedure utilizes a chronological approach that guides students through criminal procedure doctrine from rules governing law enforcement investigation to matters related to habeas corpus relief. In addition to presenting the perspectives from various stakeholders (i.e., defense attorneys, judges, prosecutors, and victims), the authors take care to provide students with useful, practice-oriented materials, including pleadings and motions papers. Criminal Procedure not only employs a systemic approach that takes students through issues from policy to application of legal doctrine, but also introduces issues at the forefront of modern criminal procedure debates. Key Benefits: Straightforward writing style and dynamic text combined with clear and presenting thoughtfully edited principal and minor cases Intuitive chronological presentation of topics in an easy-to-understand approach from investigation to prosecution to post-conviction relief Systematic and cohesive exploration of policy on every issue, before moving on to the specifics of doctrine Useful examples for future and current criminal law practitioners Approachable organization based on common progression through criminal justice system Straight writing style that relies on cases and author essays rather than law review excerpts and strict Socratic rhetoric questions. Practice-oriented features, discussion of modern policy issues, useful example documents for practitioners.

Civil Procedure

Author: John T. Cross
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: STANFORD:36105064153203
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Law

This book, which focuses on cases decided in the last decade, differs from similar casebooks in several ways - most notably its extensive use of problems and exercises. Each section includes an Introductory Problem to encourage students to think about the issues, and a review of problems at the end. This approach helps students become comfortable in applying the rules they have learned, and gives them the incentive to look closely at the language of the positive law itself. Exercises throughout encourage students to use their research skills to discover how state procedural standards compare with the federal rules and statutes.

Examples Explanations for The Law of Torts

Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454860631
Release Date: 2015-01-30
Genre: Law

A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor remains a favorite among law school students is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures