Cases and Materials on Civil Procedure

David Crump; Kevin O. Leske; Keith W. Rizzardi; William V. Dorsaneo, III; Rex R. Perschbacher; Debra Lyn Bassett
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Book Edition: 2019-10

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The seventh edition of Cases and Materials on Civil Procedure is updated to reflect recent changes in procedural rules and practice. While essentially a traditional casebook organized along the lines of the events in a lawsuit, this edition retains the unique features that have made prior editions a success, including 

  • Chapter Summary Problems—optional comprehensive problems requiring the student to "put the chapter together" and apply to the problems the material addressed in the chapter; 
  • "Improving the System" sections challenging students to think more deeply about cutting-edge issues;
  • Litigation documents showing actual litigation sequences; 
  • "How to Read This Case" notes preceding particularly difficult cases; and
  • A chapter devoted to Alternative Dispute Resolution methods. 

Some materials in this edition have been rearranged for ease of use. Cases and Materials on Civil Procedure is supplemented annually.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1.	An Overview of the Procedural System

Chapter 2. The Court's Power over Persons and Property
Chapter 3. Subject-Matter Jurisdiction: Power Over the Generic Type of Dispute
Chapter 4. State Law in the Federal Courts: The Erie Doctrine
Chapter 5. Pleadings
Chapter 6. Multiple Parties and Claims
Chapter 7. Discovery and Disclosure
Chapter 8. Pretrial Conferences and Case Management
Chapter 9. Adjudication without Trial: Summary Judgment, Dismissal, Default and Related Procedures
Chapter 10. Trial
Chapter 11. Post-Trial Motions
Chapter 12. Appeals
Chapter 13. Res Judicata, Collateral Estoppel, and Related Preclusion Doctrines
Chapter 14. Remedies, Judgments, and Their Enforcement
Chapter 15. Alternate Methods of Dispute Resolution

Appendix: The Personal Dimension of Litigation - Or, "Can a Litigator Be Competent, Adversarial, Professional, Successful, and Altruistic ... and Also Live a Full Life?"