Civil Procedure (Black Letter Series) / Edition 6

Civil Procedure (Black Letter Series) / Edition 6

by Kevin M. Clermont
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0314259880

ISBN-13: 9780314259882

Pub. Date: 11/01/2001

Publisher: West Group

Highlights various interpretations of cases and how they relate to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Enhances understanding of the complex federal rules and their practical applications to concrete factual situations. Contents cover general considerations, litigating step-by-step, multi-claim and multi-party litigation, governing law, and former adjudication.

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Highlights various interpretations of cases and how they relate to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Enhances understanding of the complex federal rules and their practical applications to concrete factual situations. Contents cover general considerations, litigating step-by-step, multi-claim and multi-party litigation, governing law, and former adjudication. Includes a computer disk of the Capsule Summary section and a text correlation chart to cross-reference leading casebooks on civil procedure. Numerous examples, short questions and answers, and a practice examination are also included to help prepare for exams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314259882
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
11/01/2001
Series:
Law School Legends Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
375

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS


Civil Procedure Analyzed
Civil Procedure Synthesized
PART TWO: LITIGATING STEP-BY STEP
Preliminary Considerations
Pretrial Practice
Trial
Judgement
Appeal
PART THREE: AUTHORITY TO ADJUDICATE
Subject-Matter Jurisdiction
Territorial Authority to Adjudicate
Notice
Procedural Incidents of Forum-Authority Doctrines
PART FOUR: MULTI-CLAIM AND MULTI-PARTY LITIGATION
Preliminary Consideration
Multi-Claim Litigation
Multi-Party Litigation
PART FIVE: GOVERING LAW
Choice of Law
Choice Between State and Federal Law
PART SIX: FORMER ADJUDICATION
Preliminary Consideration
Claim Preclusion
Issue Preclusion
Nonordinary Judgements
Nonparties
Nondomestic Judgements
APPENDICES

Author Biography: Flanagan Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

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