Civil procedure: theory and practice
Distinguished by its effective use of the Socratic Method, Civil Procedure: Theory and Practice helps students understand uderlying legal issues and recognize their relevance in real-life litigation. Some of the distinctive characteristics of Civil Procedure: Theory and Practice include: use of the Socratic method to encourage student thought, with introductory text, example, and hypotheticles to equip students For The challenges of practice an opening chapter that uses the historic New York Times v. Sullivan case to illustrate most elements of civil procedure accessible background material for each major case to facilitate case analysis an entire chapter, 'Anatomy of Litigation,' as a case study, with sample documents and author commentary on lawyer's strategies, To deepen understanding of the connection between classroom and courtroom emphasis on factual precision through exercises that elicit questions students need to ask as they read procedure cases deep treatment of both personal and subject matter jurisdiction and pleadings a Teacher's Manual offering sample syllabi and suggestions on course structuring Civil Procedure: Theory and Practice covers the full range of topics: personal jurisdiction and other court-access rules subject matter jurisdiction the law applied in federal court joinder appellate procedure Alternative Dispute Resolution to develop critical thinking skills students will use throughout their careers, be sure to adopt Civil Procedure: Theory and Practice for your next course.
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