Field, Kaplan, and Clermont's Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure, Concise, 13th

Imprint
Foundation Press
ISBN-13
9781684678136
Primary Subject
Civil Procedure
Format
CasebookPlus Hardbound
Copyright
2020
Series
University Casebook Series
CasebookPlus Hardbound - New, hardbound print book includes lifetime digital access an eBook, with the ability to highlight and take notes, and 12-month access to a digital Learning Library that includes self-assessment quizzes tied to this book, leading study aids, an outline starter, and Gilbert Law Dictionary.

Description

This casebook is the concise, and very modern, version of a respected classic of civil procedure casebooks. The key to its brevity is its efficient and systematic step-by-step survey of the subject in Part One, which provides a tight 270-page comprehensive treatment of current civil procedure. The survey suffices to give the students a complete and solid grounding in civil procedure by means of the cases, commentaries, text, and questions that progress from pretrial and settlement to trial, judgment, appeal, jurisdiction, and complex litigation. This brief yet thorough coverage leaves time for in-depth treatment of a few selected problem areas regarding the system’s fundamental structure in Part Two on governing law, Part Three on authority to adjudicate, and Part Four on res judicata. The thirteenth edition has been thoroughly updated. It newly features most prominently a reordering of Part Three and a reworking of the rapidly changing subject of general and specific personal jurisdiction. Finally, it brings a proven “Stories” approach to the presentation of the major cases’ backgrounds.