Civil Procedure in a Nutshell

Civil Procedure in a Nutshell

Current Structure of Court Systems; Subject-Matter Jurisdiction; Venue; Personal Jurisdiction; Service of Process; Challenges to Plaintiff's Court Selection; Pleading; Party and Claim Joinder; Discovery; Pretrial Conferences; Summary ...

Author: Mary Kay Kane

Publisher:

ISBN: 0314093982

Category: Civil procedure

Page: 303

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Current Structure of Court Systems; Subject-Matter Jurisdiction; Venue; Personal Jurisdiction; Service of Process; Challenges to Plaintiff's Court Selection; Pleading; Party and Claim Joinder; Discovery; Pretrial Conferences; Summary Judgment; Default Judgment; Voluntary and Involuntary Dismissal; The Trial Process; Jury Trial; Directed Verdicts; Judgments Notwithstanding the Verdict; New Trial Motions; Partial and Conditional New Trials; Relief from Judgments; Securing and Enforcing Judgments; Binding Effect of Judgments; Time for Bringing an Appeal; Mechanics of Appeal; Class Actions; Interpleader; Multidistrict Litigation; Standing, Mootness, and Justiciability; Determining the Governing, Law in Federal Courts; Federal Law in State Courts.
Categories: Civil procedure

California Civil Procedure in a Nutshell

California Civil Procedure in a Nutshell

California Court System; State/Federal Relationship; Sources of Procedural Law; Selecting the Proper Court: Subject Matter Jurisdiction; Transfer; Aggregation of Claims; Personal Jurisdiction; Venue; Forum Non Conveniens; Conflicts; ...

Author: William R. Slomanson

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: STANFORD:36105044597750

Category: Law

Page: 230

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California Court System; State/Federal Relationship; Sources of Procedural Law; Selecting the Proper Court: Subject Matter Jurisdiction; Transfer; Aggregation of Claims; Personal Jurisdiction; Venue; Forum Non Conveniens; Conflicts; Pleading: Nomenclature; Demurrers; Amendments; Indemnity; SOL; Diligent Prosecution: Discovery: Scope; Relevance; Admissibility; Methods; Experts; Sanctions; Punitive Damages; Disposition Without Trial: Summary Judgment; Default; Offer of Judgment; Contribution; Arbitration; Preemption; Fast Track; Trial; Jury; Waiver; Size; Voir Dire; Motions: Instructions; Verdicts; Remedies: Claim & Delivery; Attachment; Injunctions; Supplementary Proceedings; Contempt; Costs; Attorney's Fees; Appeals: Pre-Judgment Review; Sanctions; Timeliness; Substantial Evidence; Harmless Error; Prior Suit: Stare Decisis; Res Judicata; Collateral Estoppel; Parties; Intersystem Preclusion.
Categories: Law

Federal Civil Jurisdiction in a Nutshell

Federal Civil Jurisdiction in a Nutshell

In addition, this volume will provide practitioners with a quick, clear refresher on the basics of federal civil jurisdiction.

Author: LUMEN N. MULLIGAN

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 1640206817

Category:

Page: 370

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Now current up to 2018, the second edition of this one-volume text 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. Whether you are grappling with the Court's recent Spokeo opinion or the classic Osborn decision, you'll find this book engaging. Written by an award-winning classroom professor, this updated 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.
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Judicial Process in a Nutshell

Judicial Process in a Nutshell

Sources of Judicial Power; Craftmanship; Common Law Adjudication; The Goals; Precedent; Judicial Lawmaking; Changing the Common Law; Statutory Interpretation; Understanding the Task; Understanding the Statute; More on Understanding; ...

Author: William L. Reynolds

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: UOM:35128001125671

Category: Law

Page: 308

View: 757

Sources of Judicial Power; Craftmanship; Common Law Adjudication; The Goals; Precedent; Judicial Lawmaking; Changing the Common Law; Statutory Interpretation; Understanding the Task; Understanding the Statute; More on Understanding; Subsequent Developments; Constitutional Interpretation; Background; Case for Originalism; A Middle Way?; Constitution and Precedent.
Categories: Law

Pretrial Litigation in a Nutshell

Pretrial Litigation in a Nutshell

Author: R. Lawrence Dessem

Publisher: West Publishing Company

ISBN: STANFORD:36105061867730

Category: Motions (Law)

Page: 376

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Categories: Motions (Law)

American Indian Law in a Nutshell

American Indian Law in a Nutshell

Canby?s American Indian Law in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition is a succinct but comprehensive treatment of federal Indian law, with emphasis on jurisdictional problems and the policies underlying them.

Author: William C. Canby

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: STANFORD:36105063696095

Category: Law

Page: 496

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Canby?s American Indian Law in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition is a succinct but comprehensive treatment of federal Indian law, with emphasis on jurisdictional problems and the policies underlying them. Topics include the history of American Indian law and policy, the federal-tribal trust relationship, Indian tribal sovereignty, treaty rights, criminal and civil jurisdiction in Indian country, Indian civil rights, tribal water rights and hunting and fishing rights. All text is supported by citation of cases and statutes.
Categories: Law

Civil Procedure

Civil Procedure

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Author: Jack H. Friedenthal

Publisher: West Publishing Company

ISBN: UCAL:B3000027

Category: Civil procedure

Page: 880

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Subject Matter Jurisdiction and Venue; Personal Jurisdiction; Ascertaining the Applicable Law; Modern Pleading; Joinder of Parties and Claims; Discovery; Pretrial Conference; Adjudication Without Trial; Trial Process; Jury Trial; Verdicts and Judgments; Appeals; Former Adjudication; Specialized Proceedings: Class Actions, Derivative Suits and Interpleader.
Categories: Civil procedure

Energy Law in a Nutshell

Energy Law in a Nutshell

Addresses the component parts of the energy fuel cycle, as well as the market and government policies that oversee it.

Author: Joseph P. Tomain

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: 0314150587

Category: Law

Page: 392

View: 132

Addresses the component parts of the energy fuel cycle, as well as the market and government policies that oversee it. Natural resource law consists of public lands, environmental law, environmental assessment, mineral law, timber law, and water law. Chapters cover the laws in the resources market, resource management, resource protection, resource production, distribution, and energy resources.
Categories: Law

Contract Remedies in a Nutshell

Contract Remedies in a Nutshell

Common Law and Equitable Remedies for Breach of Contract; Expectation Damages; Restitution; Reliance Damages; Specific Performance; Contracts for the Sale of Goods: Buyers' and Sellers' Remedies Under Article II of the UCC; Remedies ...

Author: Jane M. Friedman

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: STANFORD:36105044610769

Category: Law

Page: 323

View: 606

Expert author presents a comprehensive treatment of contract remedies. Subjects include common law and equitable remedies for breach of contract such as expectation and reliance damages, restitution, and specific performance. Discusses contracts for the sale of goods, as well as buyers' and sellers' remedies under Article 2 of the UCC. Also examines contractual control over remedies and remedies for mistake and unconscionability.
Categories: Law

Comparative Legal Traditions in a Nutshell

Comparative Legal Traditions in a Nutshell

This nutshell offers a general introduction to comparative law that includes both an overview of the methods of comparative law as well as of the two most widespread legal traditions in the world: civil (or Romano-Germanic) law and common ...

Author: Mary Ann Glendon

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 0314285601

Category:

Page:

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This nutshell offers a general introduction to comparative law that includes both an overview of the methods of comparative law as well as of the two most widespread legal traditions in the world: civil (or Romano-Germanic) law and common law. For both legal traditions, this expert discussion covers their history; legal structures, including constitutional systems, courts, and judicial review; the roles of central legal actors, including lawyers, judges, and scholars; an overview of civil and criminal procedure; the principal sources of law and divisions of substantive law; and the judicial process. Throughout, the discussion also includes references to the place and the importance of supranational law and institutions and their impact on the civil law and common law traditions in Europe.
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Law of Schools Students and Teachers in a Nutshell

Law of Schools  Students  and Teachers in a Nutshell

Attendance in Public Schools; The Instructional Program; Due Process Rights of Students; Freedom of Speech and Expression; Religion in Public Schools and State Funding of Religious Schools; Student Publications; Search and Seizure; Student ...

Author: Kern Alexander

Publisher: West Information Publishing Group

ISBN: UOM:39015042084213

Category: Educational law and legislation

Page: 500

View: 595

Attendance in Public Schools; The Instructional Program; Due Process Rights of Students; Freedom of Speech and Expression; Religion in Public Schools and State Funding of Religious Schools; Student Publications; Search and Seizure; Student Discipline; Racial Segregation; Education of Disabled Children; Student Sex Discrimination; Civil Liability; Student Records, Defamation and Privacy; Student Testing; Terms and Conditions of Teacher Employment; Constitutional Rights of Teachers; Teacher Dismissal; Employment Discrimination.
Categories: Educational law and legislation

CLA CP Study Guide and Mock Examination

CLA CP Study Guide and Mock Examination

Exercise of power: due process; rules of evidence; procedures in adjudication;
judicial review. ... Kane, Mary Kay, Civil Procedure in a Nutshell, 6th Ed. (or most
current), 2007, West Publishing Company, an International Thomson Publishing
 ...

Author: NALA

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781133007289

Category: Law

Page: 176

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Designed as a self-study tool, NALA's CLA/CP STUDY GUIDE AND MOCK EXAMINATION, fourth edition will help sharpen test-taking skills. This study guide offers details and tips for taking the CLA Exam, as well as a series of self-tests for each exam category. The end of the book contains a CLA mock exam with an answer key. 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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Legal Negotiation in a Nutshell

Legal Negotiation in a Nutshell

Representing Clients in Legal Negotiations; Obligation of Competent Representation.

Author: Larry L. Teply

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: STANFORD:36105044533029

Category: Attorney and client

Page: 282

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Representing Clients in Legal Negotiations; Obligation of Competent Representation. Basic Types of Legal Negotiation; Basic Elements of Case Value; Case Evaluation Methods; Goals; Interests; Target Points; Minimum Dispositions; Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement; Settlement Offers and Discussions as Evidence at Trial; Procedural Rules Affecting Offers of Compromise; Effect of Negotiations on the Statute of Limitations; Legal Disputes that Should Not Be Negotiated; Legal Negotiating Styles; Legal Negotiating Strategies; Stages of Legal Negotiation; Interplay Between the Litigation Process and the Stages of Negotiation; Environmental Considerations; Ground Rules; Communication and Information Exchange; Truth in Legal Negotiations; Intimidation; Face Saving; Threats and Promises; Conflict Escalation and Entrapment; Narrowing the Differences; Reaching Agreement; Defects in Settlements; Fairness in Negotiating Results.
Categories: Attorney and client

How to Study Law and Take Law Exams in a Nutshell

How to Study Law and Take Law Exams in a Nutshell

Preparing to Enter Law School; The American Legal System; What Do Lawyers Do?; Thinking Like a Lawyer; First-Year Curriculum; Legal Research and Writing; First-Year Sections; Grading; Finding Your Way Around the Law, Library; Preparing for ...

Author: Ann M. Burkhart

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: STANFORD:36105061748617

Category: Law

Page: 366

View: 346

Preparing to Enter Law School; The American Legal System; What Do Lawyers Do?; Thinking Like a Lawyer; First-Year Curriculum; Legal Research and Writing; First-Year Sections; Grading; Finding Your Way Around the Law, Library; Preparing for Class; Socratic Method; Case Method; Briefing Cases; Sample Case Brief; Class Attendance and Participation; Class Notes; Daily Review; Outlining; Sample Outline; Study Groups; Study Aids; Preparing for an Exam; Taking the Exam; After the Exam; Law Student Organizations; Law, School Employment; Pro Bono Activities; Values; Law Journals; Clinical Education; Moot Court; Course Selection; International Programs; Joint Degree Programs; Summer Clerkships; Actual Exam Questions and Model Answers for Civil Procedure, Constitutional Lass', Contracts, Criminal Law, Property Law and Torts.
Categories: Law

Federal Jurisdiction in a Nutshell

Federal Jurisdiction in a Nutshell

Congress, the Courts, and the Constitution; Appellate and Collateral Review; Federal-Question Cases; Admiralty; Diversity Cases; Miscellaneous Jurisdictional Problems; Jurisdictional Amount; Sovereign Immunity; Abstention and Related ...

Author: David P. Currie

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105044327588

Category: Courts

Page: 242

View: 459

Congress, the Courts, and the Constitution; Appellate and Collateral Review; Federal-Question Cases; Admiralty; Diversity Cases; Miscellaneous Jurisdictional Problems; Jurisdictional Amount; Sovereign Immunity; Abstention and Related Doctrines; Injunctions Against Suit; Civil Rights Removal; Three-Judge Courts; Place of Trial; Law Applicable in Federal Courts.
Categories: Courts

Legal Ethics in a Nutshell

Legal Ethics in a Nutshell

Author: Ronald D. Rotunda

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: STANFORD:36105063832252

Category: Law

Page: 451

View: 696

Categories: Law