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Civil Procedure: Theory and Practice, Fourth Edition

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

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  • ISBN: 9781454822707

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    Page Count 1296
    Published 05/07/2013
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    Summary of Contents

    Ch. 1. Introduction

    Ch. 2. Personal Jurisdiction and Other Court-Access Rules

    Ch. 3. Subject-Matter Jurisdiction

    Ch. 4. The Law Applied in Federal Court

    Ch. 5. Anatomy of a Litigation: Pleading, Discovery, and Adjudication

    Ch. 6. Remedies and Forms of Relief

    Ch. 7. Prior Adjudication

    Ch. 8. The Boundaries of the Lawsuit: Joinder of Claims and Parties

    Ch. 9. Appeals

    Ch. 10. Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Author Information

    Linda J. Silberman

    Linda J. Silberman is the Martin Lipton Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, where she teaches Civil Procedure, Comparative Procedure, Conflict of Laws, International Litigation, and International Arbitration. Prior to coming to NYU in 1971, she spent several years in private practice in Chicago. She has also been Professor in Residence at the U.S. Justice Department, Civil Division, Appellate Staff. Professor Silberman is co-author of a Civil Procedure casebook and Civil Litigation in Comparative Context (2007). She was Co-Reporter for the ALI Project on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments. Her recent scholarship includes her Hague Lectures covering the various Hague Children’s Conventions and articles on the role of choice of law in class actions.

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    Allan R. Stein

    Allan R. Stein is Professor of Law at Rutgers University—Camden. He earned his B.A. with honors at Haverford College in 1975 and his J.D. in 1978 at the New York University School of Law, where he was articles editor of the Annual Survey of American Law and a member of the Order of the Coif. He is admitted to the Bar in Pennsylvania. Professor Stein was an associate in the litigation department of the Philadelphia law firm of Pepper, Hamilton. He was Reporter to the American College of Trial Lawyers Project on Mass Torts.
    Professor Stein teaches Civil Procedure, Federal Courts, and Professional Responsibility. His publications include Erie and Court Access (Yale Law Journal), Styles of Argument and Interstate Federalism in the Law of Personal Jurisdiction (Texas Law Review), Forum Non Conveniens and the Redundancy of Court Access Doctrine (University of Pennsylvania Law Review), and Personal Jurisdiction and the Internet, Seeing Due Process through the Lens of Regulatory Precision (Northwestern University Law Review). He also is co-author of a civil procedure casebook for Aspen Publishing Company (with Linda Silberman and Tobias Wolff).

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    Tobias Barrington Wolff

    Tobias Barrington Wolff is Professor of Law at University of Pennsylvania Law School. He writes and teaches in civil procedure and constitutional law. In the field of procedure, Wolff has specialized in complex litigation and the conflict of laws, where he has articles in venues including the Columbia Law Review and the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, along with a casebook—​Civil Procedure: Theory and Practice, co-authored with Professors Linda Silberman and Allan Stein—that is now in its third edition. He has consulted in a number of major class action proceedings and currently sits on the Executive Committee of the AALS section on Conflict of Laws. In the field of constitutional law, Wolff has published articles and essays in venues including the Columbia Law Review, the Iowa Law Review, and the Yale Law Journal, on topics including slavery and the Thirteenth Amendment, free speech and the First Amendment, and the rights of gay men and lesbians. He currently serves as a member of the Executive Board for the Equal Justice Society, an organization that seeks to translate the insights of the academy into progressive reforms in law and policy.
    Wolff began his teaching career in 2000 at the University of California, Davis Law School, where he was awarded tenure and the title of full professor in the 2004-05 academic year. He was a visiting professor at Stanford Law School in 2003-04 and at Northwestern Law School in fall 2005. Before entering academia, Wolff clerked for Judges Betty Binns Fletcher and William A. Norris, both of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and practiced for two years as a litigator at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York.

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