Civil Procedure: Doctrine, Practice and Context
Written by respected scholars and experienced educators, this book showcases rules and doctrine of civil procedure at work in actual practice of law. The procedural and nonprocedural aspects of the cases are thought-provoking, to hold students’ interest. Each chapter contains a well-written introduction, cases, and clear explanations of the doctrine, supported by comments and questions which deepen students’ understanding and clarify key concepts. This book also includes more than forty well-crafted problems the can be used in or out of class to to help students solidify their understanding of the materials. In-class exercises and simulations based on two sample case files are integrated throughout. Pleadings, memoranda, transcripts, exhibits, motions, and more – all taken from real cases – appear in the Appendix.
- All cases and notes have been updated so that the book is current through the early part of 2016
- Authors have added several practice exercises to the text that give students more experiential learning opportunities
- Two sample case files with transcripts, memoranda, exhibits, motions integrated throughout book
- Emphasis on lawyering skills and values and social responsibility
- Distinguished authorship by experienced educator-scholars
- Revised Teacher’s Manual, along with a new online community for adopters to allow for the sharing of teaching notes and other content among adopters.
New York City, New York
civil procedure, pleadings, memoranda, transcripts, exhibits, motions
Main, Thomas O., "Civil Procedure: Doctrine, Practice and Context" (2016). Books. 68.