Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials (American Casebook Series)

ISBN-13: 9781634605847

ISBN-10: 1634605845

Author: Jack Friedenthal, Arthur Miller, John Sexton, Helen Hershkoff

Edition: 12

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West Academic Publishing
Hardcover 1450 pages
Law, Criminal Law
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Acknowledged author Jack Friedenthal wrote Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials (American Casebook Series) comprising 1450 pages back in 2018. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1634605845 and 9781634605847. Since then Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials (American Casebook Series) textbook received total rating of 4.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $97.72 or rent at the marketplace.


The Twelfth Edition of this very popular casebook provides a framework for studying the essential and cutting-edge issues of civil procedure in an accessible but rigorous way. The materials are designed to reinforce doctrinal understanding, to foster case reading skills, to encourage critical thinking about the real-world context of procedural decisions, and to help develop a sense of litigation strategy.The casebook covers all of the major topics that a professor might wish to teach in a first-year course, and can easily be adapted for courses of one- or two-semesters, of different credit hours, and with varied practical or theoretical emphases. A supplement includes all updated Federal Rules, federal statutes and constitutional provisions pertinent to procedure, the pleadings in Twombly and Iqbal, a model case file, a litigation flow-chart, state materials, and other important teaching tools.New materials include:Notes on the latest Supreme Court cases on general jurisdiction;Materials on the role of virtual contacts in determining personal jurisdictionNotes on the latest Supreme Court cases on diversity jurisdiction and the arising under powerNote on the latest Supreme Court case on specialized venueExpanded notes on multidistrict litigation and group litigationMaterials on the 2015 amendments to the discovery rules, including e-discoveryMaterials on the NFL concussion litigation and ascertainability under Rule 23.