Basic Civil Litigation
Giving paralegal students everything they need to understand civil litigation - in the office, during the discovery, and through trial and appeal. This completely revised edition of a distinctly student friendly text provides a comprehensive overview of the role of the paralegal in civil litigation. Be sure to notice these teachings and learning aids: thorough explanation of all the basics of litigation,written at the level of the beginner in a conversational tone well-structured text covers all the typical material in the basic course without overwhelming students frequent illustrations and forms provide realistic examples of litigation practice practical, common-sense considerations for paralegals are highlighted as appropriate the author explains difficult concepts in special boxed sections two sample cases are used throughout the tex to provide coherent examples for students Changes To The text make the Second Edition completely current and even more accessible: scrupulously revised to reflect all changes To The law since publication of the previous edition more material on ethics and internet/computer technology practical issues boxes edited for timelines and usefulness revised and updated appendices completely new design makes the text much more attractive and readable
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admission affirmative defense allegations alternative dispute resolution answer appeal applicable arbitration asserted authorized bench trial Bud's Auto Service cause of action Chapter civil claim client complaint contract copy counterclaim court system cross-claim damages deadline default deposition discovery discuss dismissal dispositive motions dispute resolution District Court documents drafting Edgar Ellison establish example facts federal court Federal Rules Figure filed FRCP Harry Hampton identified important interrogatories interview involved issues joinder judge judicial Judith Johnson jurisdiction juror law firm lawsuit litigation matter ment Metro City Motion for Judgment Motion for Summary offer of judgment opposing party paragraph paralegal PARALEGALERT person personal jurisdiction plaintiff potential pretrial conference procedure questions relevant request Rule 12 scheduling service of process signature block specific statement statute subfile subpoena Summary Judgment summons Superlawyer supervising attorney testimony third party tion trial court trier-of-fact waiver widgenometers Widgets and Gizmos witness