Civil Litigation: Process and Procedures / Edition 2

Civil Litigation: Process and Procedures / Edition 2

by Thomas F. Goldman, Alice Hart Hughes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0135109434

ISBN-13: 9780135109434

Pub. Date: 01/18/2011

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This fully-updated text is designed to build the skill sets students need to succeed as members of today’s civil litigation teams. CIVIL LITIGATION: PROCESS AND PROCEDURES, 2/e clearly presents legal concepts, emphasizing the details of the litigation process, critical thinking, and hands-on exercises that develop practical law

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This fully-updated text is designed to build the skill sets students need to succeed as members of today’s civil litigation teams. CIVIL LITIGATION: PROCESS AND PROCEDURES, 2/e clearly presents legal concepts, emphasizing the details of the litigation process, critical thinking, and hands-on exercises that develop practical law office skills. Students will gain real-world procedural skills, master electronic discovery and court rules; learn how to handle ethical challenges in civil litigation practice; and develop a professional employment portfolio. This edition includes 46 video case studies that illustrate each stage of the litigation process, showing the day-to-day activities of the litigation team preparing and trying a civil case in a real world setting. Extensive assignment-related case materials and documents are provided in the text and online.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135109434
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/18/2011
Series:
MyLegalStudiesKit Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL LITIGATION

1. The Paralegal in Civil Litigation
1A. Building Your Professional Portfolio
2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility
3. Litigation Management and Technology

UNIT TWO: PLANNING THE LITIGATION

4. The Court System

5. Settlement and Alternative Dispute Resolution
6. Evidence

7. Interviews and Investigation in Civil Litigation

UNIT THREE: DOCUMENTS IN CIVIL LITIGATION

8. Pleadings: Complaint, Summons, and Service

9. Motions Practice

10. Pleadings: Responses to Complaint

UNIT FOUR: FORMAL DISCOVERY METHODS

11. Introduction to Discovery

12. Issues in Electronic Discovery

13. Interrogatories and Requests for Production
14. Depositions

15. Other Forms of Discovery

UNIT FIVE: TRIAL OF THE CASE

16. Trial Preparation—Post-discovery to Pretrial

17. Trial

18. The Electronic Courtroom and Trial Presentation

UNIT SIX: POSTTRIAL ISSUES

19. Post-trial Procedures

20. Enforcement of Judgments

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