Texas Civil Procedure: Trial and Appellate Practice, 2016-2017
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This book introduces students to trial preparation, motion practice, jury selection, the trial process, preparation of the jury charge, jury argument, jury deliberations, verdict, instructed verdicts, judgments, and post-trial motions. The text also devotes a chapter to the special problems of non-jury trials. The authors have expanded their coverage of the difficult issue of finality of judgments, and included thorough treatment of original and appellate proceedings in the courts of appeal and in the Texas Supreme Court. New softcover editions of this book will be issued each year.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Pretrial Preparation and Motion Practice
Chapter 2 Jury Selection
Chapter 3 The Trial
Chapter 4 The Jury Charge
Chapter 5 Jury Argument
Chapter 6 Jury Deliberations and the Verdict
Chapter 7 Nonjury Trial
Chapter 8 Taking the Case Away From the Jury: Instructed Verdict and Post-Trial Motions
Chapter 9 Review of Final and Interlocutory Orders in the Appellate Courts
Chapter 10 The Court of Appeals
Chapter 11 Appellate Proceedings in the Texas Supreme Court
Chapter 12 Original Proceedings in Appellate Courts
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