California Civil Procedure In A Nutshell

Author: William R. Slomanson
Publisher: West Academic
Size: 28.80 MB
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California has one of the most complex procedural systems in the nation. This Nutshell provides an overview of the many significant differences that impact the choice between state and federal courts in California. The authors succinctly analyze California procedure and expose different solutions to the practice problems found in a state containing parallel systems of state and federal procedure.


Author: Bridget Cullen
Publisher: Lawbook Company
ISBN: 9780455241074
Size: 64.22 MB
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The essence of the law....Lawbook Co. Nutshells are the essential revision tool: they provide a concise outline of the principles for each of the major subject areas within undergraduate law. Written in clear, straight-forward language, the authors explain the principles, and highlight key cases and legislative provisions for each subject.

Pretrial Litigation In A Nutshell

Author: R. Lawrence Dessem
Publisher: West Academic
Size: 59.14 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This Nutshell focuses on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, covering changes that resulted from major amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Evidence that became effective on December 1, 2000. Since state counterparts to these federal rules have been adopted in a majority of jurisdictions, the pretrial skills considered in this text are essential in both state and federal practice. Coverage includes client interviewing, attorney-client relationship, pretrial planning and investigation, the complaint, responses, discovery, interrogatories, depositions, production requests, examination, and admissions. Also explores judicial intervention into the discovery process, pretrial motion practice, and judgments.

Federal Civil Jurisdiction In A Nutshell

Author: Lumen Mulligan
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314287724
Size: 66.17 MB
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This volume presents a clear and concise overview of one of the most challenging topics covered in a standard 1L civil procedure course: subject matter jurisdiction of federal courts. Written by an award-winning classroom professor, this Nutshell makes extensive use of diagrams and flowcharts, while using scores of examples and hypotheticals, to illustrate key concepts. The book is targeted especially to students studying civil procedure, but it will also be of value for students in other courses covering topics such as federal courts, complex litigation, and civil rights. In addition, this volume will provide practitioners with a quick, clear refresher on the basics of federal civil jurisdiction.