Civil Procedure: Examples and Explanations

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Aspen Publishers Online, 2008 - Law - 722 pages
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for two decades Examples & Explanations: Civil Procedure has
helped students understand the intricacies of civil procedure. Professor
Glannon, using the extremely successful Examples & Explanations
format that he created, teaches students about civil procedure in an
entertaining and elucidating way. Now in its Sixth Edition, this
amazing study aid continues to provide clear, engaging introductions to
the principles of civil procedure, together with appealing examples that
illustrate how these principles apply in typical cases.
Students and professors are united in their high regard for this text
that helps make a difficult subject accessible:
Professor Glannon's unique and entertaining style engages
students and helps them to more easily understand difficult concepts
Clear and accessible introductions and explanations cover all
aspects of the first-year course including the difficult areas of
res judicata, collateral estoppel, personal and subject matter
jurisdiction, and three chapters on various aspects of the Erie
doctrine
the proven and popular examples and explanations format is
highly effective for learning and applying the Federal Rules of Civil
Procedure
Examples progress gradually from simple to challenging and
build students' confidence
the frequent use of visual aids including diagrams, charts, and
documents helps students grasp complicated ideas
the Sixth Edition has been completely updated throughout, and all
citations reflect the most current law. In addition:
A new chapter on joinder analyzing Rules 19 and 24
Revisions to reflect the extensive 2007 stylistic amendments to
the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Give your students the help they need to master difficult topics. Be
sure to recommend this highly acclaimed study guide--tested by students,
instructors, and time.
  

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I use it as a supplement for my civil procedure class and I find it really useful! Read full review

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Very well done, easy to read and understand. I especially enjoy the Examples sections. Read full review

Contents

When Does
89
Personal and Subject Matter Jurisdiction
109
SecondGuessing the Plaintiffs Choice
123
A Rough
141
The Three Rings
159
The Law of Rome and Athens
177
The SubstanceSubstance Distinction
201
Vertical
229
to Pleadings under the Federal Rules
383
The Rules
409
The Basic Methods
435
Defective Allegation or Insufficient Proof?
473
Judgment
495
Whose
517
THE EFFECT OF THE JUDGMENT
539
Does May Mean Must?
563

THE SCOPE OF THE ACTION
251
under Rule 14
271
Joinder
283
Supplemental
309
The Difference
331
STEPS IN THE LITIGATION PROCESS
343
Doctrine
577
Nonmutual
595
to Federal Court
649
Way Out
687
Index
707
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