Civil Litigation

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Cengage Learning, Jun 3, 2008 - Law - 672 pages
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Civil Litigation, fifth edition, combines the principles of litigation practice with practical applications that are geared especially to help paralegal students understand their role in the litigation field. The text provides information and the critical skills necessary for any area of legal practice. The text contains numerous sample legal documents, a new CD-ROM full of study and practice materials, and guidance to useful Web Sites that paralegal students can use as reference tools throughout their careers.
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Contents

Introduction to Civil Litigation
1
Initiating Litigation
57
Discovery
215
Pretrial Trial and Posttrial
365
Sample Deposition
469
Bennett Research File
481
Glossary
493
Index
505
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Peggy N. Kerley is a contract litigation paralegal, working with the law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, and a former paralegal instructor at Southeastern Paralegal Institute, in Dallas, Texas. She has more than 45 years of legal experience. Ms. Kerley received her undergraduate degree in political economy from the University of Texas at Dallas, and her paralegal certificate from the University of Oklahoma. She is also the author of another paralegal text, Employment Law for the Paralegal.

Joanne Banker Hames is an instructor and the coordinator for the paralegal program at DeAnza Community College in Cupertino, California. Formerly an instructor at Santa Clara University Paralegal Institute, Ms. Hames was also an attorney in a busy litigation law firm, where she worked in all aspects of civil litigation, including pre-trial preparation, jury trials, and appeals. She earned her J.D. degree from Santa Clara University School of Law, and has been an active member of the California Bar since January 1972.

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