Pretrial Litigation: Law, Policy, and Practice
Covers the applicable law (reflects the December 1, 2000, amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure) and pretrial lawyering skills. Can be used in pretrial litigation courses, and in civil procedure and first-year legal writing courses. Charts illustrate pretrial deadlines under the Rules and the Rule 26(a) disclosure requirements. Incorporates new material concerning the impact of technology on the practice of law. New subsections include "Civil Actions in Cyberspace" (electronic filing, personal jurisdiction involving the Internet, and court websites) and "Discovery in Cyberspace" (attorney-client privilege of electronic communications, discovery of digital information, and impact of electronic databases upon discovery).
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