Civil Procedure Stories / Edition 2

Civil Procedure Stories / Edition 2

by Kevin M. Clermont
     
 

This book is a collaborative effort by fourteen law-school professors to provide a deeper understanding of the great civil procedure cases. The professors each wrote a short chapter on one of the cases, retelling the cases in their own voice and by their own method. Each chapter has a fairly consistent structure, with separate sections on: social and legal

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This book is a collaborative effort by fourteen law-school professors to provide a deeper understanding of the great civil procedure cases. The professors each wrote a short chapter on one of the cases, retelling the cases in their own voice and by their own method. Each chapter has a fairly consistent structure, with separate sections on: social and legal background of the case; factual background of the case; lower court proceedings in the case; final appellate disposition, including issues, decisions, reasons, and separate opinions; factual postscript to the case; immediate impact of the case on the development of the law (why the case is famous and when it became so); and continuing importance of the case today (why it is still a leading case).The accompanying website, http://civprostories.law.cornell.edu, serves as a research tool for students, academics, and practitioners. The poste

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599413471
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
03/03/2008
Series:
Law Stories
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
702,571
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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