Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure

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Foundation Press Thomson/West, 2010 - Law - 1616 pages
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The most respected casebook on the subject, this sophisticated classic provides a fairly detailed overview and then in-depth coverage of the major problem areas, giving law students a solid and complete grounding. Retaining prior editions' range and depth of coverage, while undergoing a thorough rewriting to make it ever more smooth and logical, The tenth edition covers such major new cases as Tombly and Iqbal, and it fully incorporates the new rules of December 2009.

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Contents

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PART ONE A Fmsr VIEW or THE SUBJECT
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TOPIC B Phases of a Lawsuit
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About the author (2010)

Kevin M. Clermont is now the Ziff Professor of Law at Cornell Law School. A graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School, he also attended law school in France as a Fulbright Scholar. Next there was a judicial clerkship and practice on Wall Street, before entry into teaching at Cornell. His field is civil procedure, with a specialty in international litigation. Professor Clermont has published extensively, including coauthoring books both on introduction to law and on civil procedure--Law for Society: Nature, Functions, and Limits (2010) and Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (10th ed. 2010).

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