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For two decades Examples & Explanations: Civil Procedure has helped students understand the intricacies of civil procedure. Professor Glannon, using the extremely successful Examples & Explanations format that he created, teaches students about civil procedure in an entertaining and elucidating way. Now in its Sixth Edition, this amazing study aid continues to provide clear, engaging introductions to the principles of civil procedure, together with appealing examples that illustrate how these principles apply in typical cases.

Students and professors are united in their high regard for this text that helps make a difficult subject accessible:

Professor Glannon's unique and entertaining style engages students and helps them to more easily understand difficult concepts
• Clear and accessible introductions and explanations cover all aspects of the first-year course including the difficult areas of res judicata, collateral estoppel, personal and subject matter jurisdiction, and three chapters on various aspects of the Erie doctrine
The proven and popular examples and explanations format is highly effective for learning and applying the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Examples progress gradually from simple to challenging and build students' confidence
• The frequent use of visual aids including diagrams, charts, and documents helps students grasp complicated ideas

The Sixth Edition has been completely updated throughout, and all citations reflect the most current law. In addition:

• A new chapter on joinder analyzing Rules 19 and 24
Revisions to reflect the extensive 2007 stylistic amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Give your students the help they need to master difficult topics. Be sure to recommend this highly acclaimed study guide—tested by students, instructors, and time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735562530
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 2/21/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 408
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Personal Jurisdiction: The Enigma of Minimum Contacts
Chapter 2. Statutory Limits on Personal Jurisdiction: The Reach and Grasp of the Long-Arm
Chapter 3. Seeking the Home Field Advantage: Challenges to Personal Jurisdiction
Chapter 4. Federal Questions and Federal Cases: Jurisdiction over Cases “Arising under” Federal Law
Chapter 5. Diversity Jurisdiction: When Does Multiplicity Constitute Diversity?
Chapter 6. Personal and Subject Matter Jurisdiction Compared: The First Two Rings
Chapter 7. Second Guessing the Plaintiff’s Choice of Forum: Removal
Chapter 8. Proper Venue in Federal Courts: A Rough Measure of Convenience
Chapter 9. Choosing a Proper Court: The Three Rings Reconsidered


Chapter 10. Easy Erie: The Law of Rome and Athens
Chapter 11. Eerie Erie: The Substance/Substance Distinction
Chapter 12. Erie and State Choice of Law: Vertical Uniformity and Horizontal Chaos


Chapter 13. Sculpting the Lawsuit: The Basic Rules of Joinder
Chapter 14. Into the Labyrinth: Joinder of Parties under Rule 14
Chapter 15. Essentials and Interlopers: Joinder of Parties under Rules 19 and 24
Chapter 16: Jurisdictional Fellow Travelers: Supplemental Jurisdiction
Chapter 17. Jurisdiction v. Joinder: The Difference between Power and Persuasion


Chapter 18. The Bearer of Bad Tidings: Service of Process in the Federal Courts
Chapter 19. Getting Off Easy: The Motion to Dismiss
Chapter 20. When Justice so Requires: Amendments to Pleadings under the Federal Rules
Chapter 21. The Scope of Discovery: The Rules Giveth, and the Rules Taketh Away
Chapter 22. Tools of the Trade: The Basic Methods of Discovery
Chapter 23. Defective Allegation or Insufficient Proof?: Dismissal for Failure to State a Claim Compared to Summary Judgment
Chapter 24. The Judge and the Jury, Part One: Judgment as a Matter of Law (Directed Verdict)
Chapter 25. The Judge and the Jury, Part Two: Whose Case Is This, Anyway?


Chapter 26. Res Judicata: The Limits of Procedural Liberality
Chapter 27. Res Judicata and the Rules of Joinder: When Does May Mean Must?
Chapter 28. Collateral Estoppel: Fine-Tuning the Preclusion Doctrine
Chapter 29. The Obscure Kingdom: Nonmutual Collateral Estoppel


Chapter 30. An Introduction to the Pretrial Litigation Process: Setting the Stage for the Schulansky Case
Chapter 31. First Moves: Schulansky Goes to Court
Chapter 32. A Change of Forum: Ronan Removes to Federal Court
Chapter 33. The Defendants’ Perspective: Ronan’s Answer and Counterclaim
Chapter 34. Chain Reaction: Ronan Brings in Jones
Chapter 35. Preliminary Objections: Jones Seeks a Way Out


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