Glannon Guide To Civil Procedure: Learning Civil Procedure Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis, 2nd Ed. / Edition 2

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For a clear, concise, and thoughtful review of the Civil Procedure course, turn to The Glannon Guide To Civil Procedure: Learning Civil Procedure Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis, Second Edition, Its powerful combination of well-written explanations of each topic, multiple-choice questions, analysis, and exam-taking tips prepares students for any type of exam as it hones their understanding and application of the Civil Procedure rules.

Features of The Glannon Guide to Civil Procedure, Second Edition

Multiple-choice questions that comprise a comprise a comprehensive review of first-year Civil Procedure

Informative introductions to terms and concepts that prepare students to successfully analyze and answer multiple-choice questions

Clear analysis of correct and incorrect answers that clarify nuances in the law

Sophisticated but fair multiple-choice questions-neither unrealistically easy nor unnecessarily difficult

"The Closer", a final question at the end of each chapter that challenges the reader to apply new concepts to a more sophisticated problem

Fifteen "Closing Closer" questions that require students to consider principles drawn from a number of distinct topics in the Civil Procedure course

Valuable exam-taking pointers interspersed within the substantive text

New to the Second Edition

Text updated for restyled rules from the Dec. 2007 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Added material on e-discovery

A new chapter on notice and service of process

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735579545
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 2/26/2009
  • Edition description: Study Guid
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 536
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

1 A Very Short Introduction 1

2 Diversity Jurisdiction: The Basic Rules 3

3 Federal Claims and Federal Cases 25

4 Removal Jurisdiction: The Defendant Chooses the Forum 51

5 Personal Jurisdiction: Myth and Minimum Contact 69

6 More Personal Jurisdiction: General In Personam Jurisdiction and In Rem Jurisdication 91

7 More than an Afterthought: Long-arm Statutes as a Limit on Personal Jurisdiction 111

8 Home and Away: Litigating Objections to the Court's Juridiction 131

9 Due Process and Common Sense: Notice and Service of Process 151

10 Venue and Transfer: More Limits on the Place of Suit 173

11 State Law in Federal Courts: Basics of the Erie Doctrine 195

12 Two Ways to Run a Railroad: Substance and Procedure After York, Byrd, and Hanna 215

13 The Scope of the Action: Joinder of Claims and Parties Under the Federal Rules 235

14 Of Hooks and Nuclei: Supplemental Jurisdiction over State Law Claims 255

15 Sufficient Allegations: Pleading Under the Federal Rules 279

16 Change over Time: Amending the Pleadings Under Rule 15 307

17 Technicalities, Technicalities: Pre-answer Motions Under the Federal Rules 329

18 Probing to the Limits: The Scope of Discovery Under the Federal Rules 347

19 The Basic Tools of Discovery in Federal Court 371

20 Dispositive Motions: Dismissal for Failure to State a Claim and summary Judgment 395

21 Judgment as a Matter of Law in the Federal Courts 419

22 Second Time Around: The Ground and Procedure for Motions for New Trial 441

23 The Quest for Finality: Claim Preclusion Under the Second Restatement of Judgments 463

24Collateral Estoppel, Issue Preclusion, Whatever 483

25 Closing Closers: Some Practice Questions that Cross Jurisdictional Lines 505

26 Closing Openers: Some Looney Limericks 521

Index 529

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