Contemporary Civil Litigation
Award-winning teacher and best-selling author Stephen Yeazell presents Contemporary Civil Litigation, the first coursebook to explore the forces that drive modern litigation. This concise (600-page) text focuses on emerging topics--such as how an evolving bar impacts litigation, new tools of litigation finance, innovative forms of settlement, and the changing politics of legal practice and judging.
Contemporary Civil Litigation offers cutting-edge teaching support and a host of features: A fascinating examination of the complex problems of a "simple litigation," and the strategic and tactical choices inherent in "ordinary practice" Incisive units that focus on the dynamics of civil litigation, contemporary practice, and life as a lawyer Timely and dynamic source material drawn from trade press, litigation documents, recent statistical data and settlement agreements, and new forms of practice an illuminating discussion of how litigation finance affects litigation outcomes, offering real insight into the challenges for both for-profit and non-profit law practices an integrated view of bar and judicial discipline that helps students to understand the different constraints against which lawyers and judges operate a complete set of MindManager(TM) maps that perform double-duty as both teaching instruction and in-class presentation tools, with hyperlinks to available online materials that illustrate course concepts
A fresh take on civil litigation from an inspiring author, Contemporary Civil Litigation presents the opportunity to teach emerging topics in courses or seminars on civil litigation, professional responsibility, advanced civil procedure, and practice of law.
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