Civil Procedure

Civil Procedure Author Richard D. Freer
ISBN-10 0735578303
Year 2009
Pages 838
Language en
Publisher Aspen Law & Business
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Lively and engaging, Civil Procedure, Second Edition, breaks down the complex principles of Civil Procedure into its constituent parts, and then reassembles them into a cohesive model that students can readily grasp. Popular bar lecturer and casebook author Richard Freer offers an invaluable learning tool for students struggling to understand this challenging course. Eminently suitable for use alongside any casebook, Civil Procedure, Second Edition, features: broad coverage that reflects the topical content of the leading casebooks defining the issue, a chapter opener that clearly explains major concepts and places them in context salient connections among related concepts, (e.g., personal jurisdiction, subject matter jurisdiction, and venue are all discussed in terms of the overarching theme of selecting a court) strategically positioned hypotheticals that show students how to apply the doctrine and rules to the facts, particularly for difficult legal concepts such as aggregation and supplemental jurisdiction analytical frameworks on topics such as personal jurisdiction and Erie synthesize complex doctrine and suggest a format for addressing fact patterns Updated throughout, the revised Second Edition of Civil Procedure incorporates: the restyled Federal Rules of Civil Procedure commentary on case law concerning discovery of electronically stored information discussion of the Class Action Fairness Act Grable & Sons Metal Products, Inc. v. Darue Engineering & Manufacturing, the landmark opinion regarding federal question jurisdiction Bell Atlantic v. Twombly, impacting the traditional notice pleading of the Federal Rules expanded coverage of Exxon Mobil Corp. v. Allapattah, regarding diversity jurisdiction Written with wit, clarity, and a commitment to teaching, Richard Freer's Civil Procedure shows students how the various doctrines fit together into a comprehensive and cohesive framework. Students have found the book remarkably clear and helpful: "an excellent guide to Civil Procedure. ... I was essentially lost for the majority of my Civil Procedure class until I bought this book." "... I find myself coming back to Freer's book to clarify topics that are covered in my casebook." "... full of examples and frameworks that assure success on your CivPro exam." From student reviews on Amazon.com. *A Teacher's Manual may be available for this book. Teacher's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. for more information or to request a copy, please contact Aspen Publishers at 800-950-5259 or legaledu@wolterskluwer.com.

Civil Procedure

Civil Procedure Author Richard D. Freer
ISBN-10 1454802227
Year 2012
Pages 918
Language en
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
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Popular casebook author Freer makes the complex principles of civil procedure accessible and fun for students in this student treatise. Using humor, real-world examples and light-hearted scholarship, he breaks down the doctrines of civil procedure into easy-to-understand components, and then brings them together to show how they form a comprehensive body of law. The Third Edition has been updated to include discussion of key new Supreme Court and lower court decisions that are reshaping civil procedure law. It also includes revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and provides commentary on e-discovery, including the problem of waiver of privilege for inadvertent production. Hallmark features: Comprehensive coverage of all topics in civil procedure. Suitable for use with any civil procedure coursebook. User-friendly chapter introductions explain and contextualize key concepts. Integrates discrete topics and doctrines into a comprehensive whole timulating hypotheticals for especially difficult principles, highlighted in bulleted lists. Shows students how to apply doctrine and rules to facts. Light-hearted presentation, using amusing, real-world examples to illustrate principles. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition includes Important revisions to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. New Supreme Court cases, including Iqbal, Hertz, Shady Grove, Espinoza, Mohawk, and Krupski. Discussion of several lower-court cases related to the Class Action Fairness Act. Commentary on e-discovery, including the problem of waiver of privilege for inadvertent production.

Aspen Student Treatise for Civil Procedure

Aspen Student Treatise for Civil Procedure Author Richard D. Freer
ISBN-10 9781454832034
Year 2012-05-07
Pages 960
Language en
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
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Popular casebook author Freer makes the complex principles of civil procedure accessible and fun for students in this student treatise. Using humor, real-world examples and light-hearted scholarship, he breaks down the doctrines of civil procedure into easy-to-understand components, and then brings them together to show how they form a comprehensive body of law. The Third Edition has been updated to include discussion of key new Supreme Court and lower court decisions that are reshaping civil procedure law. It also includes revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and provides commentary on e-discovery, including the problem of waiver of privilege for inadvertent production. Hallmark features: Comprehensive coverage of all topics in civil procedure. Suitable for use with any civil procedure coursebook. User-friendly chapter introductions explain and contextualize key concepts. Integrates discrete topics and doctrines into a comprehensive whole timulating hypotheticals for especially difficult principles, highlighted in bulleted lists. Shows students how to apply doctrine and rules to facts. Light-hearted presentation, using amusing, real-world examples to illustrate principles. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition includes Important revisions to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. New Supreme Court cases, including Iqbal, Hertz, Shady Grove, Espinoza, Mohawk, and Krupski. Discussion of several lower-court cases related to the Class Action Fairness Act. Commentary on e-discovery, including the problem of waiver of privilege for inadvertent production.

Civil Procedure

Civil Procedure Author Scott Dodson
ISBN-10 9780199965229
Year 2012-11-01
Pages 183
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
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Students deem Civil Procedure to be one of the hardest classes in law school for good reason. Doctrines from personal jurisdiction to res judicata are difficult to apply to exam fact patterns, and the policies underlying the federal rules can be difficult to grasp. The course is a complex hybrid of common law, statutes, rules, and some constitutional doctrine. For the first time, Oxford University Press equips students with an accessible guide to acing this most challenging of law school tests. In Civil Procedure: Model Problems and Outstanding Answers, Scott Dodson helps students demonstrate their knowledge of civil procedure in the structured and sophisticated manner that professors expect on law school exams. This book includes clear introductions to the major topics in civil procedure, provides hypotheticals that students can expect to see on an exam, and offers model answers to those hypotheticals. Professor Dodson then gives students the opportunity to evaluate their own work with a comprehensive self-analysis section. This book prepares students by challenging them to use the law they learn in class while also explaining the best way to express an answer on law school exams. This second edition has been updated to reflect recent changes to the federal rules of civil procedure. It incorporates new paradigm cases, including Wal-Mart, Goodyear, and McIntyre. The second edition also reflects the new rule and statutory amendments, including the Federal Courts Jurisdictions and Venue Clarification Act of 2011.

Law of Federal Courts

Law of Federal Courts Author Charles Alan Wright
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105060252389
Year 2002-01-01
Pages 983
Language en
Publisher West Academic Publishing
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Offers practical guidance and comprehensive coverage on all aspects of federal court jurisdiction and litigation procedure, as well as the relationship between the state and federal courts. Text reviews the federal judicial system; judicial power of the United States; diversity of citizenship; venue; pleadings, trials, and judgments; and appellate court jurisdiction.

Inside Civil Procedure

Inside Civil Procedure Author Erichson, Howard M.
ISBN-10 9781454821533
Year 2013-05-07
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
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With dynamic learning features and visual aids, the Inside Series helps you make the most of your study time, throughout the semester and as you prepare for the final. Unlike heavily abridged treatises, the Inside Series is carefully written in a concise, straightforward style that clearly identifies the essential components of the law and how they fit together. You can quickly learn what is important and why. Overviews and Tables of Contents in each chapter act as a roadmap to guide you through topics, showing you how each relates to the larger legal framework. FAQs clarify points of law and help you avoid common mistakes and misconceptions. Sidebars give fascinating additional detail from legal history, policy, famous cases and more. The graphic design supports your visual learning, and features such as bolded key terms, summaries, and Connections help reinforce your understanding while giving you ample opportunity for self-review. Surprisingly concise, visually compelling, the Inside Series is extremely useful throughout the semester to help you identify the essential components of the law and how they fit together. Comprehensive coverage of the essential topics emphasizes what you need to know and why. Clear, straightforward, informal writing explains every topic for you without over-simplifying the concepts. Overviews and Tables of Contents in each chapter act as a roadmap to guide you through topics, showing you why each matters and how it fits into the larger framework of the law. FAQs clarify points of law and help you avoid common mistakes and misconceptions. Sidebars enrich the text with fascinating detail from legal history, policy, famous cases and more. Bolded key terms, Connections and summaries reinforce your understanding and give you ample opportunity for self-review. The overall graphical design of the series supports your visual learning.

Constitutional Law

Constitutional Law Author Erwin Chemerinsky
ISBN-10 0735564132
Year 2007
Pages 264
Language en
Publisher Aspen Publishers
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The 2007 Supplement to Constitutional Law will include cases from the three terms (October Terms 2004, 2005, and 2006) that have occurred since the publication of the second edition of the book. In addition to the cases included in the 2006 Supplement, new cases likely will include: Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation, considering whether taxpayers have standing to challenge executive offices of Faith-Based and Community Initiative to provide money to religious organizations providing social services. Phillip Morris USA v. Williams, limiting what a jury's ability to award punitive damages for harm to third parties. Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1, and Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of Education, considering whether it violates equal protection for a school system to use race in assigning students to secondary schools so as to achieve desegregation. Gonzales v. Carhart, upholding the constitutionality of the federal Partial Birth Abortion Act of 2003. Federal Election Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life, considering whether the Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act is unconstitutional as applied to prevent issue advertising by an organization that exists for advocacy purposes. Morse v. Frederick, considering whether a student may be punished for holding a banner (*Bong Hits 4 Jesus*) at a school event on a public sidewalk outside the school.

Federal Courts

Federal Courts Author Laura E. Little
ISBN-10 9780735561465
Year 2007
Pages 472
Language en
Publisher Aspen Publishers Online
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An approachable and practical study guide to what is considered a challenging and abstract subject, Examples & Explanations: Federal Courts provides students with a brief, textual introduction to doctrines, as well as examples and analytical answers. with a sensible, flexible organization, it adapts well to a variety of teaching approaches and learning styles. This reliable guide offers ample features and benefits: Cutting-edge coverage unveils many important recent developments absent in competing books, such as: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (non-Article III courts -- 2006) Marshall v. Marshall (diversity of citizenship -- 2006) The Class Action Fairness Act (diversity of citizenship -- 2005) Terri Schiavo litigation (congressional control of federal court jurisdiction -- 2005) Grable & Sons v. Darue Engineering (federal question jurisdiction -- 2005) Empire Healthchoice Assurance, Inc. v. McVeigh (2006) Exxon Mobil v. Allapattah (supplemental jurisdiction -- 2005) Lance v. Dennis (Rooker-Feldman doctrine 2006) Exxon Mobil v. Saudi Basic Industries (Rooker-Feldman doctrine -- 2005) Habeas Corpus cases (2005-2006) Nuances and unsettled issues in the law are openly addressed. the guide resists black letter simplification of legal concepts and capitalizes on this notion, without sacrificing clarity or meaningful analysis Complicated subjects are presented in an understandable manner. Widely respected federal courts scholar, Professor Laura E. Little, transforms her global knowledge of federal courts issues in a format that students can digest and master. An accessible and clear writing style provides lucid explanations of complex areas of the law and breaks down doctrines into component parts. Page layout is designed for easy retrieval and understanding A sensible and flexible organization caters to students with various learning styles. Topics are organized according to the various functions of federal courts, which gives the book thematic coherence while still allowing students to use the content according to their own needs Visual aids, including several graphs and illustrations that illustrate both "macro" and "micro" understandings of the material, are designed to convey intricacies of rules as well as larger relationships among doctrines and institutions Examples demonstrate complexities and ambiguities in the legal doctrine, while the explanations demonstrate practical skills for coping with uncertainty in the law, anticipating and outlining arguments on both sides of a controversy. Combined, these model good lawyering and exam-taking techniques

Aspen Student Treatise for Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory

Aspen Student Treatise for Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory Author Martha E. Chamallas
ISBN-10 9781454831297
Year 2012-11-05
Pages 464
Language en
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
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The leading text in the field, Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory was the first book that served as an introductory survey of feminist jurisprudence. Its historical view of feminist legal theory places issues in social context and thoroughly reviews the evolving paradigms of contemporary feminism from the 1970s through the present. The full range of legal issues affecting women are covered, including gender discrimination, rape, sexual harassment, motherhood, reproductive issues, and much more. Clear, energetic presentation keeps students engaged and involved with succinct overviews, intellectually stimulating material, and jargon-free prose. The Third Edition features up-to-date theories and topics, such as the "autonomy" feminism and "masculinities" theory. Expansion of the current theory-based structure includes the "big three" feminisms described in the previous edition and the "new three" feminisms, which are expanded in the third edition. New applied areas are covered as well, such as transgender legal issues and sex trafficking. While the book remains U.S.-focused, important new material on global and comparative feminism has been added. Throughout the text, students will find discussion about changes in the law since 2003 on issues such as rape, pay equity, sex stereotyping, marriage equality, Title IX, and more. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition presents: Up-to-date theories and topics "autonomy" feminism, "masculinities" theory, "social justice" feminism LGBT and critical race perspectivesa Two-part organization, focusing on chronology and substantive areas of the law that are of particular importance to feminist legal scholars Part one focuses on chronology by examining the three generations of feminist legal theory that have emerged since 1971 the Generation of Equality (1970s) the Generation of Difference (1980s) the Generation of Complex Identities (1990s to present) this part will also include the "new three" feminisms in the 3rd edition (intersectional, autonomy and postmodern feminism) Part two focuses on substantive areas of the law, which fall into three categories economic subordination of women sexual subordination of women motherhood and reproduction Introduction of new applied areas transgender legal issues sex trafficking reproductive justice More material on global and comparative feminism, while remaining U.S.-focused Discussion of changes in the law since 2003 rape domestic violence pay equity torts and tax law same-sex marriage Title IX, and more

The Glannon Guide to Civil Procedure

The Glannon Guide to Civil Procedure Author Joseph W. Glannon
ISBN-10 1454827467
Year 2013
Pages 542
Language en
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
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"A thorough review of first-year Civil Procedure, organized around the theme of multiple-choice questions"--Unedited summary from book cover.

National Security Law

National Security Law Author Geoffrey S. Corn
ISBN-10 1454852747
Year 2015
Pages 536
Language en
Publisher Aspen Publishers
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This unique new concise treatise provides a highly accessible but also comprehensive and timely supplement for students studying National Security Law. Written by a team of experts in the field, this treatise serves as a useful supplement for the substantively rich but often overwhelming National Security Law texts currently on the market. Key Features Comprehensive overview of both the general legal framework for national security decision-making and commonly explored specific national security topics. Narrative explanation of complex jurisprudential, statutory, treaty, and regulatory sources of national security law. Complements a range of the most commonly addressed national security topics.

Civil Procedure

Civil Procedure Author Barbara Allen Babcock
ISBN-10 9781454888116
Year 2017-05-12
Pages 1400
Language en
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
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With lightly-edited cases, both classic and contemporary, and engaging hypothetical problems, the sixth edition of Civil Procedure: Cases and Problems promotes the analysis and understanding of both governing procedural rules and underlying doctrinal complexities. The casebook also emphasizes the social and economic contexts animating modern procedural problems and reforms as well as the constitutional dynamics underlying federal jurisdiction.

Civil Procedure Supplement for Use with All Pleading and Procedure Casebooks

Civil Procedure Supplement  for Use with All Pleading and Procedure Casebooks Author Jack Friedenthal
ISBN-10 163459617X
Year 2015-07-31
Pages 397
Language en
Publisher West Academic Publishing
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This supplement contains the federal statutes and rules governing procedure, along with comparative state provisions. In some cases, other materials are included, such as notes of advisory committees. The supplement also includes an illustrative problem with sample documents and a litigation flowchart.

Understanding Property Law

Understanding Property Law Author John G. Sprankling
ISBN-10 9781579110314
Year 2012-02-10
Pages 762
Language en
Publisher LexisNexis
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Understanding Property Law is a comprehensive and authoritative treatise from our Understanding series that is suitable for use in conjunction with any Property casebook. Features include: • Complete coverage of all standard property topics, including landlord-tenant law, adverse possession, rights in personal property, estates and future interests, marital property, land sale transactions, servitudes, nuisance, zoning, takings, and other land use issues; • Analysis of cutting-edge topics, such as property rights in human bodies, current takings issues, the new Restatement (Third) of Property (Servitudes), rights and duties of homeowners' associations, and property rights in personal names and likenesses; • Discussion of the policy and historical underpinnings of property law doctrines; and • Clear writing and detailed organization to facilitate student understanding of both basic concepts and controversial topics.

Examples Explanations for The Law of Torts

Examples   Explanations for The Law of Torts Author Joseph W. Glannon
ISBN-10 9781454860631
Year 2015-01-30
Pages 710
Language en
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor remains a favorite among law school students is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures