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The Black Letter Series on Civil Procedure is carefully designed and prepared as a study and review guide, discussing the important cases and rules governing civil procedure in federal courts. Professor Clermont highlights the various interpretations of cases and how they relate to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. This updated edition will help students and practitioners better understand the complex federal rules and their practical applications to concrete factual situations.

This Black Letter on Civil Procedure includes a computer disk of the Capsule Summary section...add your class notes and you have the ultimate custom outline for use in class and in preparation for exams. Check out the text correlation will see that this outline is cross-referenced to the leading casebooks on civil procedure. Numerous Examples, Short Questions & Answers and a Practice Examination are also included to monitor your progress and test your knowledge of the subject matter. Perspective, Analysis, Glossary of important terms and a Table of Cases are also provided to further facilitate your efforts, understanding and performance.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780314239730
  • Publisher: West Group
  • Publication date: 6/28/1999
  • Series: Law School Legends Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 325
  • Product dimensions: 8.29 (w) x 10.03 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Table of Contents

Capsule Summary of Civil Procedure 1
Perspective 31
I Civil Procedure Analyzed 43
II Civil Procedure Synthesized 47
III Preliminary Considerations 63
IV Pretrial Practice 67
V Trial 93
VI Judgment 105
VII Appeal 111
VIII Subject-Matter Jurisdiction 123
IX Territorial Authority to Adjudicate 141
X Notice 167
XI Procedural Incidents of Forum-Authority Doctrines 173
XII Preliminary Considerations 185
XIII Multi-Claim Litigation 189
XIV Multi-Party Litigation 195
XV Choice of Law 215
XVI Choice Between State and Federal Law 217
XVII Preliminary Considerations 239
XVIII Claim Preclusion 247
XIX Issue Preclusion 253
XX Nonordinary Judgments 259
XXI Nonparties 263
XXII Nondomestic Judgments 267
App. A. Answers to Review Questions 275
App. B. Practice Examination 289
App. C. Glossary 293
App. D. Text Correlation Chart 301
App. E. Table of Cases 305
App. F. Table of Statutes and Court Rules 307
App. G. Index 313
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