Civil Litigation / Edition 3

Civil Litigation / Edition 3

by Peggy Kerley, Joanne Banker Hames, Paul Sukys
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766826694

ISBN-13: 9780766826694

Pub. Date: 11/02/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This up-to-date text presents a practical approach for students in understanding the role of the paralegal in the litigation process. Civil Litigation is a comprehensive book that incorporates the use of technology in the law offices of today, and features realistic commentaries and exercises for practical application. This book is a valuable resource for anyone…  See more details below

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This up-to-date text presents a practical approach for students in understanding the role of the paralegal in the litigation process. Civil Litigation is a comprehensive book that incorporates the use of technology in the law offices of today, and features realistic commentaries and exercises for practical application. This book is a valuable resource for anyone aspiring to a career in the paralegal profession.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766826694
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/02/2000
Series:
West Legal Studies Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
471
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Ch. 1Litigation and the Paralegal3
Ch. 2The Courts and Jurisdiction25
Ch. 3Preliminary Considerations51
Ch. 4Investigation and Evidence72
Ch. 5The Initial Pleadings96
Ch. 6Responses to the Initial Pleading135
Ch. 7Motion Practice167
Ch. 8Overview of the Discovery Process191
Ch. 9Depositions213
Ch. 10Interrogatories234
Ch. 11Physical and Mental Examinations254
Ch. 12Request for Documents269
Ch. 13Request for Admissions298
Ch. 14Settlements, Dismissals, and Alternative Dispute Resolution317
Ch. 15Trial Techniques344
Ch. 16Posttrial Practice392
Appendix A Sample Deposition413
Appendix B Computer Software and Service Vendors425
Glossary427
Index441

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