Civil Litigation

Process and Procedures

Author: Thomas F. Goldman,Alice Hart Hughes

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133493863

Category: Law

Page: 547

View: 3710

Civil Litigation: Process and Procedures, Third Edition, is designed to help students build the skill sets needed to succeed as members of today's civil litigation teams. An Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint lecture slides, and test bank are available for use with this text. Teaching and Learning Experience: The text clearly presents legal concepts, emphasizing the details of the litigation process, critical thinking, and hands-on exercises that develop practical law office skills. Supporting multimedia resources include 46 video case studies that illustrate each stage of the litigation process, showing the day-to-day activities of the litigation team preparing and trying a civil case in a real world setting.
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Civil Litigation

Process and Procedures

Author: Thomas Goldman,Alice Hart Hughes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134831046

Category: Civil procedure

Page: 576

View: 1613

For courses in civil litigation. Multimedia introduction to civil litigation, from pre- to posttrial Civil Litigation: Process and Procedures teaches students the skills they need to pursue careers in civil litigation, from the details of the litigation process, to the work of paralegals, to pretrial preparation and posttrial procedures. Throughout the text, the authors integrate video simulations and hands-on activities, some of which lead students to create documents they can include in a professional portfolio. In addition to updated laws and procedures, the 4th edition includes a new Virtual Law Office Experience to help students prepare for the workplace.
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Civil Litigation

Process and Procedures

Author: Thomas F. Goldman,Alice Hart Hughes

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133009217

Category: Law

Page: 528

View: 8849

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- This fully-updated text is designed to build the skill sets students need to succeed as members of today's civil litigation teams. CIVIL LITIGATION: PROCESS AND PROCEDURES, 2/e clearly presents legal concepts, emphasizing the details of the litigation process, critical thinking, and hands-on exercises that develop practical law office skills. Students will gain real-world procedural skills, master electronic discovery and court rules; learn how to handle ethical challenges in civil litigation practice; and develop a professional employment portfolio. This edition includes 46 video case studies that illustrate each stage of the litigation process, showing the day-to-day activities of the litigation team preparing and trying a civil case in a real world setting. Extensive assignment-related case materials and documents are provided in the text and online.
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Principles of Civil Litigation

Author: David Bamford,Alan Leaver,Mark J. Rankin

Publisher: Lawbook Company

ISBN: 9780455224930

Category: Actions and defenses

Page: 345

View: 4079

Contents: 1 The civil justice system; 2 Commencing proceedings: Jurisdiction and parties; 3 Commencing proceedings: The practicalities; 4 How courts manage cases and make procedural decisions; 5 Defining the issues; 6 Pre-trial termination of proceedings; 7 Protecting positions until trial; 8 Gathering information; 9 Court-annexed alternative dispute resolution; 10 Offers to settle and offers to compromise; 11 Costs; 12 Appeals; 13 Enforcement and execution
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Legal Ethics

Author: Kent Kauffman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 128570049X

Category: Law

Page: 624

View: 8928

With its practical, hands-on approach to legal ethics, the third edition of LEGAL ETHICS is designed to ensure that readers have a solid grasp of the ethical rules that apply in the legal setting. Comprehensive yet easy to understand, this engaging book provides a thorough and substantive analysis of the major principles that affect how the practice of law is regulated. Filled with real-life examples of lawyer and non-lawyer instances of misconduct, current and classic case law, and discussions of famous (and infamous) people, this straightforward book brings the material to life and demonstrates how courts interpret and apply ethical rules to lawyers and their non-lawyer employees. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Paralegal Litigation

Forms and Procedures

Author: Marcy Fawcett-Delesandri

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735516766

Category: Law

Page: 745

View: 1281

Written by Marcy Fawcett -- a veteran paralegal who directed document control in the massive defense case of the MGM Grand Hotel fire, as well as the Continental Airlines bankruptcy filing - Paralegal Litigation Forms and Procedures supplies you with all the discovery documents, complaints, answers, motions, checklists, and jury instructions you need to confidently handle all aspects of litigation.You'll find valuable analysis, explanations, and commentary, as well as in-depth coverage of such topics as interrogatories, motions, demand letters, calendaring and docket control, and file management.
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Family Law for the Paralegal

Concepts and Applications

Author: Mary E. Wilson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133779714

Category: Law

Page: 648

View: 1889

Family Law for the Paralegal: Concepts and Applications provides a thorough introduction to the basics of family law and procedure, addressing all key areas most commonly encountered in a family law practice. While the text approaches family law through generic viewpoint and terminology, each chapter provides students with opportunities to think about family law in the context of each jurisdiction. The Third Edition offers an up-to-date perspective on the family by incorporating discussions of the Marriage Equality Act and the Internet's revolutionization of the adoption process. Designed for paralegal students who desire an interesting and readable text on family law, the book builds on their existing knowledge base and skill sets to enhance their job performance. It helps students prepare to transition into the workforce by covering all phases of legal representation, from meeting with clients to preparing for trial.
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A Practical Guide to Family Law

Author: Matthew S. Cornick

Publisher: United Nations Publications

ISBN: 9780314044518

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

View: 7279

This paralegal-specific introduction to family law provides current coverage of legal topics. The chapter format is designed to be practical and approachable offering students experience with real cases and exposure to forms and checklists they will use on the job. Edited cases provide real-world examples. The brief paperback format gives you flexibility in course organization and opportunities for supplemental readings tailored to your needs.
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Commonwealth Caribbean Civil Procedure

Author: Gilbert Kodilinye,Vanessa Kodilinye

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134028741

Category: Law

Page: 264

View: 7684

This new edition of a well-established book is a timely response to the enactment during the past 3 to 5 years of new rules of civil procedure which are now in force, or are soon coming into force in the vast majority of Caribbean jurisdictions. The third edition has been substantially revised and augmented to take into account the revision of the rules and covers the new rules in detail. The book also provides coverage of the recent case-law coming out of Jamaica and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), under the new rules of civil procedure. This book is essential reading for students of Commonwealth Caribbean law as well as anyone wishing to get to grips with the new rules of civil procedure.
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Principles of Civil Procedure

Author: Andrew Beck

Publisher: Thomson Brookers

ISBN: 9780864724175

Category: Civil procedure

Page: 323

View: 6904

PRINCIPLES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE provides an accessible overview of how cases are presented and resolved before the courts under the District and High Court Rules. The book easily fulfils its aim of identifying the principles, themes, and practice requirements that underpin the system of civil procedure as a whole. It provides excellent insights into the diverse and significant procedural questions that come before New Zealand's courts. First published in 1992, the first edition focused on the High Court Rules. The current edition was published in 2002. It was extensively rewritten to cover major changes in the following decade, including active case management, written briefs of evidence, and harmonisation of the District Courts Rules. Primarily aimed at tertiary students who are studying law, Principles of Civil Procedure is also a handy resource for anyone who wants a concise and authoritative overview of procedure in New Zealand's courts.
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Civil Procedure in Japan

Author: Takaaki Hattori,Yasuhei Taniguchi,Pauline C. Reich,Hiroto Miyake

Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1578230810

Category: Law

Page: 1402

View: 4857

The only book of its kind available in English, Civil Procedure in Japan is the most reliable and comprehensive reference on the broad subject of the Japanese civil justice system. Civil Procedure in Japan discusses the problems encountered in litigating a civil controversy in the chronological order in which they are most likely to arise. Since civil procedure, as all law, is a product of historical developments and since it cannot be understood without reference to the political structure within it is to operate, Chapter 1 presents the historical background to date of the development of court procedure. The chapter looks at Japan's political organization (Executive, Legislative, etc), the court structure, and the sources of law. Chapter 2 is devoted to a look at the world of Japanese Legal Profession including legal education and non-Japanese lawyers in Japan, while Chapter 3 is an overview of the Judiciary as a whole. Chapter 4 sets forth the basic concepts involved in the judiciary authority and its interface with other governmental authorities. Subsequent chapters deal with practical issues of civil procedure, starting with Chapter 5 through Chapter 8, the trial is traced from beginning (parties to action and pre-commencement preparation including provisional remedies) through appellate procedures. Chapters 8 and 9 deal with various judicial proceedings outside of typical civil actions. Chapter 11 specifically explains various insolvency proceedings from straight bankruptcy to corporate reorganization. Chapter 12 is devoted to the arbitration law of 2002. Chapter 13 is about various terms of the court costs. Enforcement of civil judgments is treated in detail in Chapter 14. Finally, Chapter 15 is reserved for international cooperation in litigation and sets forth Japan's bilateral arrangements for international co-operation. Furthermore, appendices include an English translation of the Code and Rules of Civil Procedure of 1996 and other important statutes, English translations of sample judgments, glossaries, bibliography, ect.
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Wisconsin Legal Research

Author: Patricia A. Cervenka,Leslie C. Behroozi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781594605499

Category: Law

Page: 174

View: 2670

Each chapter of Wisconsin Legal Research is written with the novice in mind, defining basic terms that may be new to the researcher, before giving an explanation of the types of materials available. The authors have covered both print and electronic resources, since it is often a combination of the two that yield a cost-effective and efficient research result. Legal research economics are important, so the authors have covered the free and reliable web sites as well as commercial research services frequently used in Wisconsin. Written for first-year or transfer law students, paralegal students, law firm summer associates who are attending law school outside of Wisconsin, librarians, the general public and attorneys new to the practice of law in Wisconsin, the source-specific of this book will be useful, especially in the areas of administrative law and legislative history. This book is part of the Legal Research Series, edited by Suzanne E. Rowe, Director of Legal Research and Writing, University of Oregon School of Law.
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An Illustrated Guide To Civil Procedure

Author: Michael P. Allen,Jason R. Bent,Michael Finch

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454881739

Category: Law

Page: 288

View: 9628

An Illustrated Guide to the Rules of Civil Procedure, Third Edition is a next-generation civil procedure litigation supplemental text designed for a one or two-semester course. Using a hypothetical, yet realistic age-discrimination lawsuit, students are introduced to procedural rules and repeatedly assessed with question requiring practical application of the rules to the hypothetical case. With new co-author Jason R. Bent, the third edition is updated to include the 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and an exploration of class action requirements following Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, along with an expanded discussion of appellate standards of review. Features: Incorporates 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules governing preservation and production of eletronically stored information, with citations to 2016 authorities applying the new Rules Discussion of the proportionaltiy standard for discovery introduced by 2015 amendments New exploration of class action requirements, including application of the holding in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes Expanded discussion of appellate standards of review. Reflects abrogation of Rule 84 and forms.
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Zuckerman on Civil Procedure

Principles of Practice

Author: A. A. S. Zuckerman

Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell

ISBN: 9781847039606

Category: Civil procedure

Page: 1506

View: 3882

This is a detailed and consistent account of the whole CPR system, dealing with how the overriding objective and other principles underlying civil procedure are applied and how judicial discretion and case management powers are exercised.
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Paralegal Studies

Author: Hillary J. Michaud

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780137052684

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 343

View: 2877

This cost-effective text is a complete introduction to paralegal studies covering the paralegal profession, the American legal system, legal ethics, legal specialty areas, and professional responsibility. Using an innovative text/video format, INTRODUCTION TO PARALEGAL STUDIES captures the essence of the field through the eyes, words and experiences of practicing paralegals. Each chapter features text and video interviews with working professionals that not only introduce the field, but also show how-to do specific paralegal tasks. Each chapter includes pertinent information on statutes, case law and ethical rules and ends with extensive chapter assignments that reinforce content and teach paralegal skills.
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Civil Litigation

Author: Laurence M. Olivo,Mary Ann Kelly

Publisher: Emond Montgomery Publication

ISBN: 9781552392140

Category: Actions and defenses

Page: 610

View: 6003

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Civil Procedure

Theory and Practice

Author: Linda J. Silberman,Allan R. Stein,Tobias Barrington Wolff

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454888695

Category: Law

Page: 1296

View: 6428

Using the Socratic method, Civil Procedure: Theory and Practice, Fifth Edition helps students develop strategic, critical thinking with introductory text, examples, and hypotheticals that equip them for the challenges of practice. Sophisticated, yet straightforward, the text strikes an important balance by providing clear exposition while requiring work to achieve deeper insights. An opening chapter gives an overview of the entire process, using real pleadings and discovery materials in the landmark N.Y. Times v. Sullivan case. The innovative “Anatomy of a Litigation” case study chapter systematically leads students from pleadings to verdict, using leading cases to deepen the connection between the classroom and the courtroom. Civil Procedure: Theory and Practice covers the full range of topics, including in-depth treatment of personal and subject-matter jurisdiction, joinder, preclusion, and alternative dispute resolution.
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May It Please the Court, Third Edition

Judicial Processes and Politics In America

Author: Brian L. Porto

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498737439

Category: Law

Page: 366

View: 5338

This practical, comprehensive, and engaging introduction to the American judicial system is designed primarily for undergraduate students in criminal justice, liberal arts, political science, and beginning law. It differs from other texts not only by delivering an insider’s view of the courts, but also by demonstrating how the judicial process operates at the intersection of law and politics. Unlike the many dull and inaccessible texts in this field, May It Please The Court conveys the human drama of civil and criminal litigation. With an updated epilogue, case studies, and discussion questions, this third edition is a robust resource for criminal justice students.
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Civil Litigation

A Case Study

Author: R. Pierce Kelley, Jr.

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780929563619

Category: Law

Page: 244

View: 1376

Using a conversational, step-by-step approach, this book offers readers an ideal opportunity to develop and analyze a trip- and-fall case. The book's premise involves two novice paralegals who have just completed a legal studies program and who are beginning to work on their first case in a law office. One works for a firm that only handles plaintiff cases; the other for a defense law firm. Readers follow the case as it unfolds from the perspective of each paralegal—from development and analysis, to pretrial activity, trial proceedings, testimony, and dialogue. The book is packed with explanations of what, how, and why, and sample documents prepared at each stage of the case, from both sides.Pre-Suit Activity. The Pleadings Stage from the Plaintiff's Perspective. The Pleadings Stage from the Defendant's Perspective. The Written Discovery State. Depositions. Video Deposition of the Surgeon. Continued Negotiations, Physical Examination of the Plaintiff, and Deposition of the Defendant's Expert. Pretrial Motions, Orders of the Court, and Hearings Before the Court. Final Trial Preparations. Voir Dire and Opening Statements. Plaintiff's Case in Chief. Defendant's Case in Chief. Closing Arguments, Jury Deliberations and the Verdict. Post-Trial Motions. For Paralegals.
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Discovery Problems and Their Solutions

Author: Paul W. Grimm,Charles S. Fax,Paul Mark Sandler

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781604426021

Category: Law

Page: 583

View: 961

This updated and expanded edition describes the problems that litigators encounter most frequently in pretrial discovery and presents suggestions and strategies for solving these problems. Following a discussion on the scope and types of discovery, discovery problems are presented as hypotheticals followed by a discussion that includes the law and helpful practice tips. Particular emphasis has been placed on the interpretation of the new rules, and evolving case law, concerning discovery of electronically stored information.
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