Aspen Student Treatise For Civil Procedure

Author: Richard D. Freer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454873795
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Popular casebook author Freer makes the complex principles of civil procedure accessible and fun for students in this student treatise. Using humor, real-world examples and light-hearted scholarship, he breaks down the doctrines of civil procedure into easy-to-understand components, and then brings them together to show how they form a comprehensive body of law. The Third Edition has been updated to include discussion of key new Supreme Court and lower court decisions that are reshaping civil procedure law. It also includes revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and provides commentary on e-discovery, including the problem of waiver of privilege for inadvertent production. Hallmark features: Comprehensive coverage of all topics in civil procedure. Suitable for use with any civil procedure coursebook. User-friendly chapter introductions explain and contextualize key concepts. Integrates discrete topics and doctrines into a comprehensive whole timulating hypotheticals for especially difficult principles, highlighted in bulleted lists. Shows students how to apply doctrine and rules to facts. Light-hearted presentation, using amusing, real-world examples to illustrate principles.

Civil Procedure

Author: Richard D. Freer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
ISBN: 9781454802228
Size: 32.47 MB
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Popular casebook author Freer makes the complex principles of civil procedure accessible and fun for students in this student treatise. Using humor, real-world examples and light-hearted scholarship, he breaks down the doctrines of civil procedure into easy-to-understand components, and then brings them together to show how they form a comprehensive body of law. The Third Edition has been updated to include discussion of key new Supreme Court and lower court decisions that are reshaping civil procedure law. It also includes revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and provides commentary on e-discovery, including the problem of waiver of privilege for inadvertent production. Hallmark features: Comprehensive coverage of all topics in civil procedure. Suitable for use with any civil procedure coursebook. User-friendly chapter introductions explain and contextualize key concepts. Integrates discrete topics and doctrines into a comprehensive whole timulating hypotheticals for especially difficult principles, highlighted in bulleted lists. Shows students how to apply doctrine and rules to facts. Light-hearted presentation, using amusing, real-world examples to illustrate principles. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition includes Important revisions to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. New Supreme Court cases, including Iqbal, Hertz, Shady Grove, Espinoza, Mohawk, and Krupski. Discussion of several lower-court cases related to the Class Action Fairness Act. Commentary on e-discovery, including the problem of waiver of privilege for inadvertent production.

Federal Jurisdiction

Author: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9780735500372
Size: 76.46 MB
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This powerful student treatise incorporates new material and builds on its strengths as it enters into its Third Edition. Chemerinksky's textbook is widely viewed as 'the bible of federal jurisdiction' by both professors and students who appreciate its authoritative yet accessible coverage of this challenging subject. Unlike other books for this course, Chemerinksky's FEDERAL JURISDICTION goes beyond black-letter law to illuminate underlying issues and make doctrine meaningful to students. Some of its many distinguishing features include: clear descriptions and analysis of the doctrines and policies that determine the jurisdiction of federal courts direct and engaging writing style that captures and holds student interest Chemerinksky's straightforward approach in which he states the current law, identifies unresolved issues, and examines competing policy considerations an even-handed treatment of the material presenting a wide range of views Scrupulously revised for absolute currency, FEDERAL JURISDICTION, Third Edition features: updated cases and citations in every chapter a rewritten chapter on justiciability which highlights new cases on the important issue of standing recent Congressional restrictions on federal court jurisdiction a revised chapter on the Eleventh Amendment which addresses the large number of recent Supreme Court cases substantial changes in the chapter on Section 1983 to reflect new casesconcerning individual and governmental liability a revised chapter on habeas corpus which now includes antiterrorism and the Effective Death Penaly Act When you want your students to understand the law of federal jurisdiction in context - with its full range of policy implications and political consequences - turn to one of the nation's leading authorities on federal jurisdiction and constitutional law, author Erwin Chemerinksky's FEDERAL JURISDICTION, Third Edition.

Litigating In America

Author: Stephen Subrin
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735552665
Size: 50.79 MB
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Designed to introduce American civil litigation and process to a wide audience: foreign LL.M. students, beginning American law students, undergraduates interested in law, and foreign lawyers, judges, and law professors. This succinct new paperback Litigating in America: Civil Procedure in Context explains the institutional bases and legal meaning of our procedural system, and captures American civil process at a time of change. It presents American civil procedure from several vantage points: the procedural doctrine that has evolved over time; the practical implications of that doctrine; the social context in which the doctrine grew, is used and abused; and the global context of how other systems may have made different choices. It is an excellent supplement to any casebook.

Pretrial

Author: Thomas A. Mauet
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN:
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Disk contains six tort and contract case files from companion problem book, Materials in pretrial litigation.

Environmental Law

Author: Steven Ferrey
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735563128
Size: 61.31 MB
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Using the proven Examples & Explanations format, this fully updated study guide is an invaluable supplement to any environmental law, energy law or land use course. Through liberal use of chapter cross referencing, Examples & Explanations: Environmental Law, Fourth Edition, helps students develop a deep and integrated understanding of the many areas in environmental law. This outstanding study guide is unique in its coverage. Its highly regarded attributes include comprehensive coverage of 20 areas of environmental, energy and land use law in 15 separate chapters that are integrated through extensive cross referencing, along with a glossary of scientific and environmental terms, a translated list of all acronyms, and a cross reference to coverage in other environmental case books accessible and user-friendly structure with the text following the order of topics as they appear in most environmental law casebooks detailed exploration of basic concepts, rules, acts, and agencies using the student-tested Examples & Explanations format an approach that is especially useful for courses employing a problems and simulations model; lucid explanations draw the pieces together to give students a more complete understanding of the subject in the Fourth Edition, there is more explanation of the environmental science, and an integration of scientific topics into the text at a level appropriate to law students format allows the professor to bring students quickly up the learning curve and teach environmental material at a more advanced level, even in an introductory format. By providing a foundation in complex areas, professors can move on quickly to have students work on or solve the types of real-world legal issues that confront the profession today. text can be used to help students find a paper topic: the student can choose a topic, then pick one of the identified legal controversies or splits in the circuits identified in the text and pursue that as an in-depth paper topic. This allows students to be more self-directing in pursuing their interests and facilitates more productive use of scarce class time. Highlights of the Fourth Edition: more scientific explanation of the various environmental and ecological cycles and the impact of human activities on them new material on global warming issues and carbon trading material in the text is cross referenced with material in the leading environmental law casebooks in an easy-to-use table at the front of the book greater depth of coverage on key cases new coverage of recent Supreme Court, federal appellate, and leading state law cases.