Download Product Detail PDFEffective litigation today requires an understanding of client and attorney responsibilities with regard to Electronically Stored Information (ESI), the jurisdiction of state and federal courts, choice of law issues, the extent of the attorney-client privilege, and issues of claim preclusion and issue preclusion.
In addition, it is important to be familiar with joinder of parties, availability of class actions, multi-district litigation, and issues of sovereign immunity and jurisdiction over foreign corporations.
This collection of recent, interesting cases brings all of these issues to life, and helps the reader to understand the context in which the rules of civil procedure are formulated and applied - both by the courts and by various legislative bodies.
Editorial ReviewsAbout the Author
Prof. Lucy A. Marsh is a graduate of Smith College and the University of Michigan Law School. She is currently admitted to practice in Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah. She has enjoyed teaching Civil Procedure, and various other courses, at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law for more than forty years. She believes that analysis of new, interesting cases are the best way to help students understand the complexities, challenges, and importance of the rules of civil procedure. The field is constantly changing. It is important that students learn the techniques for effective litigation in today's world, including electronic discovery and some multi-national litigation.
Paperback: 662 pages
Publisher: Vandeplas Pub. (August 6, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 7 x 1.3 x 10 inches
Basic Civil Procedure PDF