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Civil Procedure: A Coursebook, Third Edition

Joseph W. Glannon, Andrew M. Perlman, Peter Raven-Hansen


  • ISBN: 9781454881421

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    Publication Date: 2/2/2017
    Copyright: 2017
    Pages: 1360
    Hardcover + CasebookConnect: 9781454881421
    Loose-leaf + CasebookConnect: 9781454889038
    Digital Only CasebookConnect: 9781454889786
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    Detailed Table of Contents (PDF Download)

    Summary of Contents

    Book Features and Conventions

    Part I. Introduction
    Chapter 1 An Introduction to American Courts
    Chapter 2 A Description of the Litigation Process and Sources of Procedural Law

    Part II. Subject Matter Jurisdiction
    Chapter 3 Diversity Jurisdiction in the Federal Courts
    Chapter 4 Federal Question Jurisdiction
    Chapter 5 Removal of Cases from State to Federal Court

    Part III. Personal Jurisdiction
    Chapter 6 The Evolution of Personal Jurisdiction
    Chapter 7 Specific In Personam Jurisdiction
    Chapter 8 Other Constitutional Bases for Personal Jurisdiction
    Chapter 9 Long Arm Statutes
    Chapter 10 The Constitutional Requirement of Notice and Methods of Service of Process

    Part IV. Venue
    Chapter 11 Basic Venue: Statutory Allocation of Cases Within a Court System
    Chapter 12 Challenges to Venue: Transfers and Dismissals

    Part V. Pleading
    Chapter 13 Basic Pleading
    Chapter 14 Responding to the Complaint (or Not?)
    Chapter 15 Care and Candor in Pleading
    Chapter 16 Amending Pleadings

    Part VI. Joinder and Supplemental Jurisdiction
    Chapter 17 Joinder of Claims and Parties
    Chapter 18 Complex Joinder: Intervention, Interpleader, and Required Parties
    Chapter 19 Class Actions
    Chapter 20 Supplemental Jurisdiction in the Federal Courts

    Part VII. Discovery
    Chapter 21 Informal Investigation and the Scope of Discovery
    Chapter 22 Discovery Tools
    Chapter 23 Discovery Control and Abuse

    Part VIII. Choice of Law
    Chapter 24 State Law in Federal Courts: The Erie Doctrine
    Chapter 25 Substance and Procedure Under the Erie Doctrine

    Part IX. Trial and Pretrial
    Chapter 26 Pretrial Case Management
    Chapter 27 Dispositions Without Trial
    Chapter 28 The Right to Jury Trial
    Chapter 29 Judgment as a Matter of Law (Directed Verdict and JNOV)
    Chapter 30 Controlling the Jury
    Chapter 31 New Trial and Relief from Judgment

    Part X. After Final Judgment
    Chapter 32 Appeals
    Chapter 33 Claim Preclusion
    Chapter 34 Issue Preclusion: Further Limits to Relitigation

    Table of Cases
    Table of Statutes and Rules

  • Author Information

    Joseph W. Glannon

    Joseph W. Glannon is a Professor of Law at Suffolk University.

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    Peter Raven-Hansen

    Professor Raven-Hansen is Glen Earl Weston Research Professor of Law Emeritus at George Washington University Law School. There he teaches national security law, counterterrorism law, civil procedure, and evidence, where he co-directs the National Security and U.S. Foreign Relations Law LL.M. program. He is a co-author of National Security Law and Counterterrorism Law, as well as the monographs, National Security Law and the Power of the Purse and First Use of Nuclear Weapons, and various articles on national security law. He appears frequently as a speaker and panelist on issues of war powers, military detention, military commissions, intelligence operations, counterterrorism, security enforcement, and national security and civil liberties.
    Professor Raven-Hansen also is co-author of the widely adopted casebook, Civil Procedure: A Coursebook, and the student hornbook, Understanding Civil Procedure. Before joining the Law School faculty in 1980, Professor Raven-Hansen was in private practice with the firm of Hogan & Hartson in Washington, D.C., and worked as a senior economic analyst with Abt Associates, Inc., in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He currently assists in civil litigation under the Antiterrorism Act and has appeared in a variety of U.S. and international forums as an expert witness on national security and related civil procedure issues.

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    Andrew M. Perlman

    Andrew M. Perlman is Dean and Professor of Law at Suffolk University Law School. Professor Perlman's work focuses on civil procedure, professional responsibility, and law practice technology and innovation.

    Professor Perlman served as the Chief Reporter for the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20, which successfully proposed numerous changes to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct and related policies to address advances in technology and the increasing globalization of law practice. He is also a member of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s Standing Advisory Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct and the Chair of the Section on Professional Responsibility of the Association of American Law Schools (2014).

    In addition to his writings in civil procedure and professional responsibility, Professor Perlman helped to establish — and is the inaugural Director of — Suffolk’s Institute on Law Practice Technology and Innovation, which offers programs, courses, public lectures, and other information designed to educate students, the legal profession, and the public about technology’s transformation of the practice of law and the delivery of legal services. He is also the Director of the Law School's Concentration in Legal Technology and Innovation.

    Prior to joining the Suffolk faculty, Professor Perlman clerked for a federal district court judge and practiced as a litigation associate with the Chicago law firm of Schiff Hardin. He is an honors graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School, and he received an LL.M from Columbia, where he was an Associate-in-Law and taught legal research and wr

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