Civil Procedure: Cases and Problems

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Aspen Law & Business, 2003 - Law - 1212 pages
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If you want to finish your course with a solid foundation in the doctrine, theory, and applications of civil procedure, try this accessible casebook. with a clear and explicit presentation of the contents, excellent case selection, and highly-effective, class-tested problems, Civil Procedure: Cases and Problems is carefully crafted to help first-year students master this challenging and essential subject. This student-friendly volume is packed with features that promote learning:
written by the same expert authors who created the successful
Examples & Explanations study guides for constitutional law, and who have nearly 50 combined years teaching civil procedure
innovative organization begins with relatively easy, rules-based material to help students understand the interplay between the rules of procedure and litigation before progressing to more complex rules
more than 200 problems interspersed throughout the text, most of them based on actual caseslightly edited cases help students develop their skills in doctrinal analysisopening chapter provides a narrative overview of civil procedure, with a hypothetical case that illustrates each of the major topics in the course
integrated approach to covering Alternative Dispute Resolution and Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Authors Ides and May also make teaching more efficient for instructors:
the casebook maintains an essentially chronological approach, from the filing of the suit and acquiring jurisdiction over defendants, through trial, appellate review, and the binding effect of a judgment
chapters in the casebook are designed so that they may be taught in any order
Make learning civil procedure as rich and enjoyful as possible with Ides and May's Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials.

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Allan Ides is Professor of Law and William M. Rains Fellow at Loyola Law School.

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