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Examples & Explanations for Civil Procedure, Eighth Edition

Joseph W. Glannon

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  • ISBN: 9781454894025

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    A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the Examples & Explanations (E&E) series provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures. Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics in your courses and compare your own analysis.

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    Publication Date: 1/18/2018
    Copyright: 2018
    Pages: 752
    ISBNs:
    Paperback: 9781454894025

    Summary of Contents

    Preface to Students
    Acknowledgments
    Special Notice

    PART I. CHOOSING A PROPER COURT
    Chapter 1 Personal Jurisdiction: The Enigma of Minimum Contacts
    Chapter 2 Statutory Limits on Personal Jurisdiction: The Reach and Grasp of the Long-Arm
    Chapter 3 Seeking the Home Field Advantage: Challenges to Personal Jurisdiction
    Chapter 4 Federal Questions and Federal Cases: Jurisdiction over Cases “Arising under” Federal Law
    Chapter 5 Diversity Jurisdiction: When Does Multiplicity Constitute Diversity?
    Chapter 6 Personal and Subject Matter Jurisdiction Compared: The First Two Rings
    Chapter 7 Second-Guessing the Plaintiff’s Choice of Forum: Removal
    Chapter 8 Proper Venue in Federal Courts: A Rough Measure of Convenience
    Chapter 9 Choosing a Proper Court: The Three Rings Reconsidered

    PART II. STATE LAW IN FEDERAL COURTS
    Chapter 10 Easy Erie: The Law of Rome and Athens
    Chapter 11 Eerie Erie: The Substance/Substance Distinction
    Chapter 12 Erie and State Choice of Law: Vertical Uniformity and Horizontal Chaos

    PART III. THE SCOPE OF THE ACTION
    Chapter 13 Sculpting the Lawsuit: The Basic Rules of Joinder
    Chapter 14 Into the Labyrinth: Joinder of Parties under Rule 14
    Chapter 15 Essentials and Interlopers: Joinder of Parties under Rules 19 and 24
    Chapter 16 Jurisdictional Fellow Travelers: Supplemental Jurisdiction
    Chapter 17 Jurisdiction vs. Joinder: The Difference Between Power and Permission

    PART IV. STEPS IN THE LITIGATION PROCESS
    Chapter 18 The Bearer of Bad Tidings: Service of Process in the Federal Courts
    Chapter 19 Getting Off Easy: The Motion to Dismiss
    Chapter 20 When Justice So Requires: Amendments to Pleadings under the Federal Rules
    Chapter 21 The Scope of Discovery: The Rules Giveth, and the Rules Taketh Away
    Chapter 22 Tools of the Trade: The Basic Methods of Discovery
    Chapter 23 Defective Allegation or Insufficient Proof? Dismissal for Failure to State a Claim Compared to Summary Judgment
    Chapter 24 The Judge and the Jury, Part One: Judgment as a Matter of Law (Directed Verdict)
    Chapter 25 The Judge and the Jury, Part Two: Whose Case Is This, Anyway?

    PART V. THE EFFECT OF THE JUDGMENT
    Chapter 26 Res Judicata (Claim Preclusion): The Limits of Procedural Liberality
    Chapter 27 Res Judicata and the Rules of Joinder: When Does May Mean Must?
    Chapter 28 Collateral Estoppel (Issue Preclusion): Fine-Tuning the Preclusion Doctrine
    Chapter 29 The Obscure Kingdom: Nonmutual Collateral Estoppel

    PART VI. THINKING PROCEDURALLY: THE
    RULES IN ACTION
    Chapter 30 An Introduction to the Pretrial Litigation Process: Setting the Stage for the Schulansky Case
    Chapter 31 First Moves: Schulansky Goes to Court
    Chapter 32 A Change of Forum: Ronan Removes to Federal Court
    Chapter 33 The Defendants’ Perspective: Ronan’s Answer and Counterclaim
    Chapter 34 Chain Reaction: Ronan Brings in Jones
    Chapter 35 Preliminary Objections: Jones Seeks a Way Out

    Table of Cases
    Index

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