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This casebook thoroughly explores the fundamentals of civil procedure with an approach that is well-rounded in both theory & practice. Although presentation of the issues is largely traditional, this casebook contains a number of unique features that facilitate learning: It features clear & reorganized coverage of supplemental jurisdiction, removal, pleadings, class actions & alternatives, discovery, self-initiated disclosures, & other developments. Settlement & alternative dispute resolution also are covered.

Table of Contents

An Overview of the Procedural System
What a Civil Procedure Course Is About
1(1)
The Stages in a Civil Suit: An Introduction
1(11)
The Pre-Litigation Phase of a Civil Dispute
2(1)
What Court Can Hear the Suit and Where?: ``Jurisdiction'' and ``Venue''
2(2)
Problem A
4(1)
Problem B
4(1)
Problem C
4(1)
The ``Size'' of the Lawsuit: Multiple Parties and Claims
4(1)
Problem D
5(1)
The ``Suit Papers'': Pleadings and Motions
5(1)
Problem E
6(1)
Problem F
6(1)
Problem G
6(1)
Discovery, Disclosures, Investigation, and Pretrial Conferences
6(1)
Problem H
7(1)
Problem I
7(1)
The Trial Itself
7(2)
Problem J
9(1)
Problem K
9(1)
The Post-Trial Stage
9(1)
Problem L
10(1)
A Side Issue: One Jurisdiction Applies Another's Law
10(1)
Problem M
10(1)
Appeals
10(1)
Problem N
11(1)
Brief Answers to Problems in this Section
11(1)
Jurisdiction: The Court's Power to Act
12(4)
How to Read the Case of Strawbridge v. Curtiss
12(1)
Strawbridge v. Curtiss (1806)
12(1)
How to Brief the Case of Strawbridge v. Curtiss
13(1)
How to Read the Case of Wyman v. Newhouse
14(1)
Wyman v. Newhouse (1937)
15(1)
Pleadings: The Complaint and Answer
16(10)
Note: The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and their Effects on Pleadings
16(1)
Conley v. Gibson (1957)
17(1)
Thomas v. Torres (1983)
18(2)
Appendix to § 1.04: Pleadings and Decision in Wytinger v. Two Unknown Police Officers
20(1)
How to Read the Pleadings in Wytinger v. Two Unknown Police Officers
20(1)
Complaint and Motion to Dismiss
21(3)
Note on Other Pleadings, Amended Complaint, and Briefs
24(1)
The Court's Order of Dismissal
25(1)
Multiple Parties and Claims
26(1)
Conley v. Gibson (1957)
26(1)
Discovery
27(3)
Note on the Federal Rules Governing Discovery
27(1)
Kerr v. United States District Court (1976)
27(2)
Kerr v. United States District Court (1976)
29(1)
Disposition Without Trial: Summary Judgment
30(2)
Note on the Standards for Summary Judgment
30(1)
Warren v. Medley (1975)
30(2)
Trial: Functions of the Judge and Jury
32(5)
Jury Selection, Evidence, Verdict, and Judgment
32(1)
Fein v. Permanente Medical Group (1985)
32(4)
Instructing the Jury
36(1)
Fein v. Permanente Medical Group (1985)
36(1)
Taking the Case Away From the Jury: Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law
37(5)
Note on Standards and Procedures for Taking the Case Away From the Jury
37(1)
Note on How to Read the Case of Wilcox Development Co. v. First Interstate Bank of Oregon: The ``Prime Rate Antitrust Cases''
38(1)
Post-Trial Motions in Wilcox Development Co. v. First Interstate Bank of Oregon
39(1)
Wilcox Development Co. v. First Interstate Bank of Oregon (1985)
39(3)
Appeal
42(3)
Note About the Function of an Appellate Court
42(1)
Fein v. Permanente Medical Group (1985)
43(2)
The Court's Power Over Persons and Property
The Concerns Underlying Personal Jurisdiction and Venue
45(1)
Problem A: Chapter 2 Summary Problem
45(1)
Jurisdiction Over Persons and Property
46(56)
The Development of Our Concept of Jurisdiction
46(1)
Territoriality
46(1)
How to Read and Understand Pennoyer v. Neff
46(1)
Pennoyer v. Neff (1877)
47(3)
Grace v. MacArthur (1959)
50(1)
Consent
50(1)
Hess v. Pawloski (1927)
50(2)
The Modern ``Minimum Contacts'' Doctrine
52(1)
The International Shoe Decision
52(1)
Note on the Development of Long-Arm Jurisdiction From Pennoyer to International Shoe
52(1)
International Shoe Co. v. Washington (1945)
52(3)
``General'' and ``Specific'' Jurisdiction
55(1)
Note: ``General'' Jurisdiction versus ``Specific'' Jurisdiction
55(1)
McGee v. International Life Ins. Co. (1957)
56(1)
Perkins v. Benguet Consolidated Mining Co. (1952)
56(1)
``Long-Arm'' Statutes: State Law Restrictions on Jurisdiction
57(1)
Note on State ``Long-Arm'' Statutes
57(1)
A ``Laundry List'' Long-Arm Statute
57(1)
Gray v. American Radiator & Standard Sanitary Corp. (1961)
58(3)
Feathers v. McLucas (1965)
61(1)
Markham v. Anderson (1976)
61(1)
The ``Limits-of-Due-Process'' Long Arm Model (1973)
62(1)
``Intermediate'' Long-Arm Models
62(1)
Hall v. Helicopteros Nacionales de Colombia, S.A. (1982)
63(1)
Modern Expansions and Contractions of the Minimum Contacts Doctrine
64(1)
Commercial Defendants: ``Purposeful Availing,'' ``Reasonable Anticipation,'' and ``Convenience''
64(1)
Hanson v. Denckla (1958)
64(1)
World-Wide Volkswagen Corp. v. Woodson (1980)
65(3)
Helicopteros Nacionales de Colombia, S.A. v. Hall (1984)
68(1)
Burger King Corp. v. Rudzewicz (1985)
68(7)
Asahi Metal Industry Co. v. Superior Court (1987)
75(3)
Non-Commercial Defendants
78(1)
Kulko v. Superior Court (1978)
78(1)
Note on Interstate Jurisdiction in Family Law Cases
79(1)
Note on Long-Arming the Press: Calder v. Jones and Keeton v. Hustler Magazine, Inc
80(1)
Problem B
80(1)
Keystroke Contacts: The Internet and Other Electronic Media
81(1)
Compuserve, Inc. v. Patterson (1996)
81(3)
In Rem Jurisdiction: Power Over Property
84(1)
Legitimate Uses of Power Over Property
84(1)
Abuses of In Rem Jurisdiction: Harris v. Balk and Seider v. Roth
84(1)
Shaffer v. Heitner (1977)
85(7)
``Tag'' Jurisdiction or In-State Service on a Foreign Defendant: Does ``Fairness'' Control or Does ``Tradition'' Control?
92(1)
Burnham v. Superior Court (1990)
92(4)
Special Bases of Jurisdiction: ``Consent,'' ``Contract,'' ``Necessity,'' and ``Nationwide Contacts''
96(1)
Consent
96(1)
Hess v. Pawloski (1927)
96(1)
Gonzalez v. Gonzalez (1972)
97(1)
Private Contracts Fixing Jurisdiction
97(1)
Carnival Cruise Lines, Inc. v. Shute (1991)
97(2)
Necessity Rule 4(k), and ``Nationwide Contacts''
99(1)
Note on ``Jurisdiction by Necessity''
99(1)
Note on Rule 4(k) and on Congressional Provisions for Nationwide Service
99(1)
Challenging Personal Jurisdiction
100(1)
By Default Followed by Collateral Attack
100(1)
Wyman v. Newhouse (1937)
100(1)
By Special Appearance or Analogous Procedures
100(1)
Note on Special Appearance and Its Federal Analogue
100(1)
Harkness v. Hyde (1878)
101(1)
Baldwin v. Iowa State Traveling Men's Ass'n (1931)
102(1)
Notice Requirements and Service of Process
102(11)
Due Process Notice Standards
102(1)
Mullane v. Central Hanover Bank & Trust Co. (1950)
102(2)
Aguchak v. Montgomery Ward Co. (1974)
104(1)
Miedrich v. Lauenstein (1914)
105(2)
The Ceremony of Service: Complying With the Rules
107(1)
Serving Individuals and Corporations: Rule 4(e) and 4(h)
107(1)
Leigh v. Lynton (1949)
107(1)
National Development Company v. Triad Holding Corporation (1991)
108(1)
Morton v. F.H. Paschen, Inc. (1997)
109(2)
The Defendant Who Evades Process: ``Substituted Service''
111(1)
Butler v. Butler (1978)
111(1)
Hunsinger v. Gateway Management Corp. (1996)
112(1)
Service of Process in International Litigation
113(1)
Venue and Forum Non Conveniens
114(11)
Forum Non Conveniens
114(1)
Note on the Doctrine of Forum Non Conveniens
114(1)
Piper Aircraft Co. v. Reyno (1982)
114(4)
Venue
118(1)
The Federal Venue Statutes
118(1)
Problem C
118(1)
Transfer of Venue
119(1)
Hoffman v. Blaski (1960)
119(4)
Venue in State Courts
123(1)
The California Venue System
123(1)
Carruth v. Superior Court (1978)
124(1)
Wathen v. Superior Court (1963)
124(1)
The Texas Venue System
124(1)
The New York Venue System
124(1)
Katz v. Siroty (1978)
125(1)
Burch v. Phillips (1982)
125(1)
Improving Our System of Personal Jurisdiction and Venue: Notes and Questions
125(24)
The Anatomy of a Forum Contest: Litigation Documents in George Miller Co. v. Compudata, Inc.
Note on The Dispute Background
129(1)
The Pre-Litigation Stage
129(3)
Complaint, Service, and 12(b) Motion
132(4)
Discovery and Fact Development
136(6)
Resolution of the Forum Contest
142(4)
The Merits: Answer and Settlement
146(3)
Subject-Matter Jurisdiction: Power Over the Generic Type of Dispute
The Concept of Subject-Matter Jurisdiction
149(1)
Problem A: Chapter 3 Summary Problem
149(1)
State Courts' Subject-Matter Jurisdiction
150(6)
The Allocation of Jurisdiction Within State Court Systems
150(1)
Note on the California Trial Court System
150(1)
Lekse v. Municipal Court (1982)
151(1)
Note on the Texas Court System
151(1)
Continental Coffee Products Co. v. Casarez (1996)
152(1)
Note on the New York Court System
152(1)
Denner v. Katz (1973)
153(1)
Federal Claims and Defenses in State Courts
154(1)
Introductory Note
154(1)
Testa v. Katt (1947)
155(1)
Federal Subject-Matter Jurisdiction
156(28)
Federal Question (``Arising Under'') Jurisdiction
156(1)
Bell v. Hood (1946)
156(1)
How to Read the Case of Louisville & Nashville Railroad v. Mottley
156(1)
Problem B
157(1)
Louisville & Nashville Railroad v. Mottley (1908)
158(3)
Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Thompson (1986)
161(1)
Note on the Constitutional Basis of ``Arising Under'' Jurisdiction: The Example of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act
161(1)
Appendix to § 3.03[A]: ``Arising Under'' Jurisdiction in Practice
162(1)
Complaint in Wytinger v. Two Unknown Police Officers
162(1)
Diversity Jurisdiction
162(1)
The Requirement of Complete Diversity
162(1)
Strawbridge v. Curtiss (1806)
162(1)
Mas v. Perry (1974)
162(2)
Note on the Policy Basis for Diversity Jurisdiction
164(1)
Note on Citizenships of Corporations or Associations
165(1)
Problem C
166(1)
Appendix to § 3.03[B][1]: Diversity Jurisdiction in Practice
166(1)
Complaint in George Miller Co. v. Compudata, Inc
166(1)
Parties ``Improperly or Collusively Made''
166(1)
Kramer v. Carribean Mills, Inc. (1969)
166(1)
Amount in Controversy
167(1)
Note on Ascertaining the Amount in Controversy
167(1)
Williams v. Kleppe (1976)
168(1)
Supplemental Jurisdiction and Exceptions to Jurisdiction
169(1)
Note: Understanding Supplemental Jurisdiction
169(1)
Supplemental Jurisdiction of the Kind Formerly Called ``Pendent Jurisdiction'': Joining State and Federal Claim
170(1)
Note on the Gibbs Case: The Earlier Doctrine of Pendent Jurisdiction
170(1)
United Mine Workers v. Gibbs (1966)
170(2)
Appendix to § 3.03[C][1]: Supplemental Jurisdiction in Practice
172(1)
Order of Dismissal in Wytinger v. Two Unknown Police Officers
172(1)
Supplemental Jurisdiction of the Kind Formerly Called ``Ancillary Jurisdiction'': Counterclaims, Third-Party Claims, etc.
172(1)
Note on the Earlier Doctrine of Ancillary Jurisdiction
172(1)
The Supplemental Jurisdiction Statute
173(1)
Acri v. Varian Associates, Inc.
173(2)
The Prohibition on Certain Uses of Supplemental Jurisdiction by Plaintffs
175(1)
Note on the Kroger Case and Section 1367(b)
175(1)
Refusal to Exercise Jurisdiction
176(1)
The Abstention Doctrines
176(1)
The Domestic Relations and Probate Exceptions
177(1)
Removal: Defendant's Key to the Federal Courthouse
178(1)
Problem D
178(1)
Note on Removal Jurisdiction, Procedure, and Policy
179(1)
Caterpillar Inc. v. Lewis
179(4)
Notes and Questions on Removal Procedure
183(1)
Improving Our Jurisdictional Systems
184(5)
State Court Reorganization: Notes and Questions
184(1)
Reform of Federal Jurisdiction
185(1)
Should Congress Abolish Diversity Jurisdiction?
185(1)
Abolition of Diversity of Citizenship Jurisdiction (1978)
185(1)
Note on the Defeat of the Diversity Abolition Bill
186(2)
Reforming Diversity: Notes and Questions
188(1)
Reform of ``Arising Under'' Jurisdiction, Supplemental Jurisdiction, and Removal: Notes and Questions
188(1)
The Erie Doctrine
State Law in the Federal Courts: The Erie Doctrine
189(7)
State Substantive Law
189(1)
Note on How to Read the Erie Case
189(1)
Erie Railroad v. Tompkins (1938)
190(5)
Problem A: Chapter 4 Summary Problem
195(1)
Federal Procedural Law
196(1)
Note on the Federal Rules: Their Source and Legitimacy
196(1)
The Substance-Procedure Distinction
196(16)
Note on the Supreme Court's Varying Approaches to the Substance-Procedure Problem
196(1)
The ``Outcome Determinative'' Test
197(1)
Guaranty Trust Co. v. York (1945)
197(2)
Balancing State and Federal Interests
199(1)
Ragan v. Merchants' Transfer & Warehouse Co. (1949)
199(1)
Byrd v. Blue Ridge Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc. (1958)
200(2)
Controlling Federal Rules and the Policies of Erie
202(1)
How to Read Hanna v. Plumer
202(1)
Hanna v. Plumer (1965)
203(5)
Burlington Northern Ry. v. Woods (1987)
208(1)
Gasperini v. Center for Humanities, Inc. (1996)
209(3)
Determining What the State Law Is
212(6)
Which State's Law? Interstate Choice of Law
212(1)
Note on Interstate Choice of Law
212(1)
Pennington v. Dye (1984)
213(1)
Klaxon Co. v. Stentor Electric Mfg. Co. (1941)
213(2)
Unsettled State Law: The ``Erie Educated Guess''
215(1)
Note on ``Erie Educated Guesses''
215(1)
Factors Etc., Inc. v. Pro Arts, Inc. (1981)
215(1)
Commerce Union Bank v. Coors (1981)
216(1)
Factors Etc., Inc. v. Pro Arts, Inc. (1982)
216(2)
Filling the Gaps in Federal Law
218(4)
Federal Common Law
218(1)
Note on the Justification for Federal Common Law
218(1)
Atherton v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (1997)
218(3)
``Borrowed'' State Law Used as Federal Law
221(1)
DelCostello v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters (1983)
221(1)
Improving the System of Federal-State Choice of Law: Notes and Questions
222(3)
Pleadings
How Modern Pleading Developed
225(14)
Common Law Pleadings
225(1)
The Plaintiffs Suit: Writ and Declaration
225(1)
The Defendant's Pleading: Demurrer, Traverse, or Confession and Avoidance
226(1)
The Single Issue: Herein of ``Color,'' ``Duplicity,'' ``Departure,'' and the ``General Issue''
227(3)
The Forms of Action
230(1)
Methods of ``Trial,'' Variances, and the Rise of Assumpsit
230(1)
Scott v. Shepherd (1773)
231(1)
Equity: An Alternative System Develops
232(3)
``Code'' Pleading
235(1)
Pleading ``Facts'' Constituting a ``Cause of Action''
236(1)
Gillispie v. Goodyear Service Stores (1963)
236(1)
The ``Theory of the Pleadings'' Doctrine; Variances
237(1)
City of Union City v. Murphy (1911)
237(1)
Messick v. Turnage (1954)
238(1)
Modern State Practice Requiring the Pleading of a ``Cause of Action''
238(1)
The Functions Served by the Pleadings
239(1)
Shipman, ``Common Law Pleading''
239(1)
Problem A: Chapter 5 Summary Problem
239(1)
The Complaint in Federal Court
240(19)
``Notice Pleading'': The Standard for Specificity
240(1)
Conley v. Gibson (1957)
240(1)
Dioguardi v. Durning (1944)
241(1)
Criticism of Dioguardi v. Durning: McCaskill, ``The Modern Philosophy of Pleading: A Dialogue Outside the Shades''
242(1)
Problem B
243(1)
Stating a ``Claim'': Substantive Sufficiency as Tested by Rule 12 Motions
244(1)
Partridge v. Two Unknown Police Officers (1986)
244(1)
McLaren v. United States, Inc. (1998)
244(1)
Note on Rule 12 Motions
245(1)
Fox v. Lummus Company (1981)
246(2)
Problem C
248(2)
Particularized Pleading Requirements
250(1)
Pleading Fraud, Damages, and Other Special Matters
250(1)
Sweeny Co. v. Engineers-Constructors, Inc. (1986)
250(2)
Smith v. DeBartoli (1985)
252(1)
``Heightened Pleading Requirements'' Imposed for Public Policy Reasons: A Shift Away from Notice Pleading?
252(1)
Siegert v. Gilley (1991)
252(2)
Leatherman v. Tarrant County Narcotics Intelligence and Coordination Unit (1992)
254(2)
Note on the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act: A Congressionally-Mandated Heightened Pleading Requirement
256(1)
Requirements of Pleading Evidentiary Matters in Compliance with Screening Mechanisms
256(1)
DeLuna v. St. Elizabeth's Hospital (1992)
256(1)
Alternate and Inconsistent Allegations
257(1)
Lambert v. Southern Counties Gas Co. (1959)
257(1)
The Form of the Pleadings: No ``Magic Words''
258(1)
Faulkner v. Fort Bend Independent School Dist. (1986)
258(1)
Appendix to §5.03: Drafting the Complaint
259(1)
Pleadings in Wytinger v. Two Unknown Police Officers
259(1)
The Answer in Federal Court
259(7)
Dilatory Pleas and Attacks on the Complaint
259(1)
Admissions and Denials
259(1)
Note Contrasting the General Denial With Federal Practice
259(1)
White v. Smith (1981)
260(2)
Affirmative Defenses
262(1)
Note: What Is an Affirmative Defense?
262(1)
Gomez v. Toledo (1980)
262(2)
Problem D
264(1)
The Plaintiff's Reply
265(1)
Appendix to § 5.04: Drafting the Answer
266(1)
Answer in George Miller Co. v. Compudata, Inc.
266(1)
Devices for Deterring Abuse of Liberal Pleading Rules
266(19)
Older Approaches: Verification, etc.
266(1)
Surowitz v. Hilton Hotels Corp. (1966)
266(1)
Rule 11: Certifications and Sanctions
267(1)
Note on the Modern Approach: Rule 11
267(1)
An Objective Standard Requiring a ``Reasonable Inquiry'' The 1983 Amendments to Rule 11
268(1)
Eastway Construction Corp. v. City of New York (1985)
268(3)
Dissatisfaction with Automatic Mandatory Sanctions
271(2)
The 21-Day Safe Harbor and Limited, Discretionary Sanctions: The 1993 Amendments to Rule 11
273(1)
Note on the 1993 Amendments to Rule 11: Is it Better--Or Toothless?
273(3)
Hadges v. Yonkers Racing Corp (1995)
276(1)
Problem E
276(1)
Beyond Rule 11: ``Inherent'' Power and Other Sanction Powers
276(1)
Note on Sanctions for Conduct Other than Filing or Advocating Pleadings
276(1)
Chambers v. Nasco, Inc. (1991)
276(1)
Note: How Does the Lawyer Pay the Sanctions?
277(1)
Appendix to § 5.05: Sample Documents from a Sanctions Controversy
278(1)
Background: A Controversy Adapted from Documents in the Supreme Court Case of Willy v. The Coastal Corp
278(1)
Defendant's Response to Plaintiff's Motion for Partial Summary Judgment and Summary Rule 11 Sanctions
279(1)
Brief in Support of Defendant's Motion for Sanctions
280(2)
Order for Sanctions
282(2)
Willy v. Coastal Corp. (1992)
284(1)
Amendment
285(5)
Amendment by Right or by Leave
285(1)
Beeck v. Aquaslide `n' Dive Corp. (1977)
285(3)
Amendment and the Statute of Limitations: Rule 15(c)
288(1)
Note on the Schiavone Case and Intervening Rules Changes
288(1)
Schiavone v. Fortune, a/k/a Time, Incorporated (1986)
288(2)
Trial and Post-Trial Amendments: Rule 15(b)
290(1)
Cunningham v. Quaker Oats Company, Fisher-Price Division (1985)
290(1)
State-Court Pleadings Today: Stating a ``Cause of Action'' Under Modern Rules
290(4)
New York: Liberal Cause-of-Action Pleading, but with Bill of Particulars
290(1)
Mammarella v. Consolidated Edison Co. (1974)
291(1)
Texas: Fair Notice of Factual Contentions
291(1)
Willock v. Bui (1987)
292(1)
California: Pre-Printed Official Complaints, Common Counts, And Fictitious ``Doe'' Defendants
293(1)
Scherer v. Mark (1976)
293(1)
Improving the Rules of Pleadings: Notes and Questions
294(13)
Sample Pleadings From Three Jurisdictions
New York: Palsgraf v. Long Island R.R. Co.
297(2)
Texas: Pleadings in Pennzoil Co. v. Texaco Inc.
299(5)
California: Pre-Printed Products Liability Complaint Form
304(3)
Multiple Parties and Claims
An Overview of the Devices for Joining Multiple Parties or Claims
307(5)
Adding or Subtracting Single Claims or Parties
312(21)
Counterclaims and Cross-Claims
312(1)
Cavanaugh v. Western Maryland Railway Co. (1984)
313(4)
Peterson v. Watt (1982)
317(1)
Third-Party Practice (``Impleader'')
318(1)
Note on How to Read the Case of Barab v. Menford
318(1)
Barab v. Menford (1983)
319(2)
Permissive Joinder of Parties and Claims by Plaintiff
321(1)
Grogan v. Babson Brothers Co. (1984)
321(2)
Consolidation, Separate Trial and Severance
323(1)
Henz v. Superior Trucking Co. (1982)
323(1)
Compulsory Joinder
324(1)
How to Understand Rule 19
324(1)
How to Read the Case of Provident Tradesmens Bank & Trust Co. v. Patterson
324(1)
Provident Tradesmens Bank & Trust Co. v. Patterson (1968)
325(4)
Intervention and the Real-Party-in-Interest Requirement
329(1)
How to Read the Case of NOPSI v. United Gas
329(1)
New Orleans Public Service, Inc. v. United Gas Pipe Line Co. (1984)
329(4)
Devices for Handling Numerous Parties
333(38)
Interpleader: The Modern ``Stakeholder's Remedy''
333(1)
How to Read the Case of State Farm Fire & Cas. Co. v. Tashire
333(1)
State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. Tashire (1967)
334(5)
Class Actions
339(1)
Development of the Class Action Concept
339(1)
Hansberry v. Lee (1940)
339(2)
Class Actions Under Modern Rule 23
341(1)
Note on Understanding Rule 23
341(1)
Problem A
342(1)
Eisen v. Carlisle & Jacquelin (1974)
343(5)
The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation: Notes and Questions
348(1)
In re Asbestos Prod. Liab. Litig. (1991)
349(1)
Global Settlement Class Actions: May a Court Manage an Intractable Dispute by Cutting the Gordian Knot?
349(1)
Amchem Products, Inc. v. Windsor (1997)
349(8)
Class Action Alternatives: The ``Bellwether Case'' Method
357(1)
In re Chevron U.S.A., Inc. (1997)
357(4)
Complex Class Litigation
Jurisdiction and Choice of Law in Multistate Class Actions
361(1)
Kennedy, ``The Supreme Court Meets the Bride of Frankenstein: Phillips Petroleum Co. v. Shutts and the State Multistate Class Action''
362(1)
Phillips Petroleum Co. v. Shutts (1985)
362(4)
Kennedy, ``The Supreme Court Meets the Bride of Frankenstein: Phillips Petroleum Co. v. Shutts and the State Multistate Class Action''
366(1)
Miller & Crump, ``Jurisdiction and Choice of Law in Multistate Class Actions After Phillips Petroleum Co. v. Shutts''
367(1)
The Certification Hearing
368(3)
Discovery and Disclosure
The Objectives, Policies and Planning of Discovery
371(12)
Objectives of Discovery
371(1)
Problem A: Chapter 7 Summary Problem
372(1)
The Policies Behind Broad Discovery---and the Limits
372(1)
The Discovery Tools and the Concept of Required Disclosures
373(1)
Basics of Discovery Planning
374(1)
Problem B
375(1)
Problem C
375(1)
Morris, ``Strategy of Discovery''
376(7)
The Scope of Discovery
383(20)
The Discovery ``Relevance'' Standard: Information ``Reasonably Calculated'' to Lead to Admissible Evidence
383(1)
Kerr v. District Court (1976)
383(1)
Bank of the Orient v. Superior Court (1977)
383(2)
The Relevance Standard for Self-Initiated Disclosures
385(1)
Note on the Standard for Disclosures
385(1)
Information That Is ``Not Privileged''
385(1)
Kerr v. District Court (1976)
385(1)
Upjohn Co. v. United States (1981)
385(2)
Problem D
387(2)
Work Product and Related Exceptions
389(1)
Trial Preparation Materials
389(1)
Hickman v. Taylor (1946)
390(3)
Bank of the Orient v. Superior Court (1977)
393(1)
Sporck v. Peil (1985)
393(1)
Testifying Experts and Consultants
394(1)
Ager v. Jane C. Stormont Hospital & Training, Etc. (1980)
394(3)
Problem E
397(1)
Protective Orders
398(1)
Centurion Industries, Inc. v. Warren Steurer and Associates (1981)
398(2)
Problem F
400(2)
``Umbrella'' Confidentiality Agreements and Orders
402(1)
Zenith Radio Corp. v. Matsushita Elec. Indus. Co. (1981)
402(1)
The Mechanics of Discovery
403(36)
The Discovery Devices
403(1)
Oral Depositions
403(1)
Salter v. Upjohn Co. (1979)
403(2)
Appendix to § 7.03[A][1]: Deposition Practice
405(1)
Groce, ``Checklist for Taking Plaintiff's Deposition''
405(2)
Note on Preparing a Witness to Be Deposed
407(1)
Montgomery & Lee, ``Your Deposition''
408(1)
A Sample Deposition: Deposition of Plaintiff Janet Pringle in Pringle v. Jim Dandy Fast Foods Inc.
409(11)
A Note on Depositions on Written Questions
420(1)
Interrogatories
420(1)
Burns v. Thiokol Chemical Corporation (1973)
420(2)
Sargent-Welch Scientific Co. v. Ventron Corp. (1973)
422(2)
Appendix to § 7.03[A][2]: Interrogatories in Practice
424(1)
Interrogatories in George Miller Co. v. Compudata, Inc
424(1)
Seitz, ``Get More Information and Less Indigestion from Your Interrogatories''
424(2)
Requests for Admissions
426(1)
Trevino v. Central Freight Lines, Inc. (1981)
426(3)
Appendix to § 7.03[A][3]: Requests for Admissions in Practice
429(1)
Requests and Admissions in George Miller Co. v. Compudata, Inc.
429(1)
Production of Documents and Tangible Things
429(1)
Board of Education of Evanston Township v. Admiral Heating and Ventilating, Inc. (1984)
429(3)
Physical and Mental Examinations
432(1)
Schlagenhauf v. Holder (1964)
432(3)
``Discovery That Is Not Discovery'': Freedom of Information Laws
435(1)
Discovery in International Litigation: The Hague Evidence Convention
435(1)
Note on the Hague Evidence Convention
435(1)
Societe Nationale Industrielle Aerospatiale v. United States District Court (1987)
436(1)
The Duty to Supplement Responses
436(1)
Voegeli v. Lewis (1977)
436(1)
The Use of Discovery in Hearings or Trials
437(1)
Frechette v. Welch (1980)
437(2)
Self-Initiated Disclosures and Other Refinements
439(11)
Note on the Amendments to the Discovery Rules
439(1)
Scheetz v. Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. (1993)
440(3)
Nguyen v. IBP, Inc. (1995)
443(3)
Appendix to § 7.04: Self-Initiated Disclosures in Practice
446(4)
Discovery Abuse and Sanctions
450(5)
Note on Rules 26 and 37
450(1)
``Pushing'' and ``Tripping''
450(1)
Roesberg v. Johns-Manville Corp. (1980)
450(2)
Discovery Certifications and the Discovery Conference
452(1)
Associated Radio Service Company v. Page Airways, Inc. (1977)
452(1)
Sanctions
452(1)
Lew v. Kona Hospital (1985)
452(3)
Appendix to § 7.05: Sanctions in Practice
455(1)
Rule 37 Motion in George Miller Co v. Compudata, Inc.
455(1)
Discovery Under State Rules
455(2)
Improving the Discovery Rules: Notes and Questions
457(2)
Pretrial Conferences and Case Management
Pretrial Conferences and Pretrial Orders
459(8)
The Purposes of Pretrial Conferences
459(1)
Chevrette v. Marks (1983)
459(1)
The Effects of Pretrial Orders
460(1)
United States v. First National Bank of Circle (1981)
460(4)
Appendix to § 8.01: Final Pretrial Order in Bordelon v. Triangle J Co
464(3)
The Trend Toward Judges as ``Managers''
467(7)
How the Rules Encourage Judges to Manage Cases
467(1)
Resnik, ``Managerial Judges''
467(2)
Flanders, ``Case Management and Court Management in the United States District Courts''
469(1)
Excerpts from Second Circuit Judicial Conference of 1983, Discussing Rule 16 as Amended (Panel Discussion)
470(1)
Sanctions for Failure to Participate ``in Good Faith'' in Conferences and Settlement Negotiations
471(1)
Kothe v. Smith (1985)
471(2)
Reference to Magistrates or Masters
473(1)
Mathews v. Weber (1976)
473(1)
Docket Control and Case Flow Management
474(11)
Trial Settings and Continuances
474(1)
Oates v. Oates (1976)
474(1)
Rules Forcing Action by Court or Counsel
475(2)
``Differential Case Management,'' ``Fast Tracking,'' ``Staging,'' and Other Docket Management Techniques
477(1)
Note: Why This Material Will Affect You as a Lawyer
477(1)
Bakke and Solomon, ``Case Differentiation: An Approach to Individualized Case Management''
478(1)
Litan, ``Speeding Up Civil Justice''
479(1)
Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990, 28 U.S.C. §§ 471 et seq.: An ``Expense and Delay Reduction Plan'' for Each District Court Was it a Useful Effort, or a Noble Experiment That Failed?
479(1)
Kakalik, et al., Just, Speedy and Inexpensive? An Evaluation of Judicial Case Management Under the Civil Justice Reform Act
480(2)
Enforcing Case Management Deadlines: California's ``Five-Year Rule'' and Other Sanctions
482(1)
Karubian v. Security Pacific National Bank (1984)
482(3)
Improving Pretrial Conferences and Case Management: Notes and Questions
485(2)
Adjudication Without Trial: Summary Judgment Dismissal, Default, and Related Procedures
Judgment on the Pleadings
487(1)
Note on Judgment on the Pleadings
487(1)
Austad v. United States (1967)
487(1)
Summary Judgment
488(21)
The Standard for Granting Summary Judgment
488(1)
Warren v. Medley (1975)
488(1)
Problem A: Chapter 9 Summary Problem
489(1)
Adickes v. S.H. Kress & Co. (1970)
490(2)
The Relevance of the Ultimate Burden of Proof: Summary Judgment Because the Opponent ``Can't Prove Her Case''
492(1)
Dyer v. McDougall (1952)
492(1)
Note on How to Read the Case of Celotex Corp. v. Catrett
493(1)
Celotex Corp. v. Catrett (1986)
493(4)
Note on Wider Acceptance of Summary Judgment
497(1)
Appendix to § 9.02[B]: Proceedings in Jones v. Clinton
498(1)
Note on the Litigation in Jones v. Clinton
498(3)
The ``Summary Judgment Evidence''
501(1)
Campbell v. Ft. Worth Bank & Trust Co. (1986)
501(1)
Appendix to § 9.02[C]: Summary Judgment Documents in Browne v. Smith
502(1)
The Dispute Background
502(1)
The Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment and Supporting Affidavits
503(3)
Plaintiffs Response and Affidavits in Opposition to Summary Judgment
506(1)
The Parties' Briefs
507(2)
Voluntary Dismissal
509(1)
McCants v. Ford Motor Co. (1986)
509(1)
Involuntary Dismissal for Want of Prosecution: The Court's Inherent Power
510(2)
Link v. Wabash Railroad (1962)
510(2)
Default Judgment
512(2)
Butner v. Neustadter (1963)
512(2)
Improving Summary Judgment and Other Non-Trial Disposition Methods: Notes and Questions
514(1)
Trial
The Order of Events in a Jury Trial
515(3)
Problem A: Chapter 10 Summary Problem
516(2)
The Right to Trial by Jury
518(18)
In Federal ``Suits at Common Law''
518(1)
Note on the Kinds of Claims That Carry the Right to Trial by Jury
518(1)
Effects of the Nonexistence of the Right in Equity Cases
518(1)
How to Read the Case of Beacon Theaters v. Westover
518(1)
Beacon Theatres, Inc. v. Westover (1959)
519(3)
Dairy Queen, Inc. v. Wood (1962)
522(3)
Problem B
525(1)
Statutory Actions
525(1)
Tull v. United States (1987)
525(2)
Chauffeurs, Teamsters and Helpers, Local No. 391 v. Terry (1990)
527(4)
Changing the Size or Function of the Jury
531(1)
Colgrove v. Battin (1973)
531(1)
Demand and Waiver of the Right
532(1)
Note on Waiver in the Absence of Timely Demand
532(1)
Lewis v. TIME Inc. (1983)
533(2)
The Jury Trial Right in State Courts: Notes and Questions
535(1)
Jury Selection
536(26)
The ``Fair Cross-Section'' Requirement
536(1)
Thiel v. Southern Pacific Co. (1946)
536(2)
Fein v. Permanente Medical Group (1985)
538(2)
Voir Dire Examination and Challenges
540(1)
Note on How Jurors Are ``Selected'': Previewing Flowers v. Flowers
540(1)
Challenges ``For Cause'' Versus ``Peremptory'' Challenges
541(1)
Flowers v. Flowers (1965)
541(1)
McDonough Power Equipment, Inc. v. Greenwood (1984)
542(2)
Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Co. (1991)
544(6)
The Conduct of the Voir Dire Examination
550(1)
Wichmann v. United Disposal, Inc. (1977)
550(1)
Appendix to § 10.03: The Realities of Jury Selection
551(1)
Crump, ``Attorneys' Goals and Tactics in Voir Dire Examination''
551(2)
Voir Dire Examination by Joseph D. Jamail in Pennzoil Co. v. Texaco Inc.
553(7)
Murray & Tedin, ``The New Dublin Jury Study''
560(2)
Opening Statements
562(1)
Note on the Opening Statement
562(1)
Presenting the Case: Evidence and ``Proof''
563(9)
The Rules of Evidence
563(3)
Rainey v. Beech Aircraft Corp. (1986)
566(1)
Making the Record
567(1)
Guetersloh v. C.I.T. Corp. (1970)
567(1)
Judgment as a Matter of Law (or ``Directed Verdict'')
568(1)
Note on Judgment as a Matter of Law (or ``Directed Verdict'')
568(1)
The ``Burden of Proof''
568(1)
Note on the Burdens of Production and of Persuasion
568(1)
Texas Dept. Of Community Affairs v. Burdine (1981)
569(3)
Jury Argument or Summation
572(4)
Note on Legitimate Functions of Jury Argument
572(1)
Brokopp v. Ford Motor Co. (1977)
573(3)
Jury Instructions and Verdicts
576(23)
The General Charge Versus Special Interrogatories
576(1)
Note on the Two Basic Forms of Verdicts
576(1)
How to Read the Case of McLaughlin v. Fellows Gear Shaper Co.
577(1)
McLaughlin v. Fellows Gear Shaper Co. (1986)
577(5)
Problem C
582(2)
Instructions to the Jury
584(1)
Explanation of the Law by the Judge
584(1)
Meagher v. Long Island R.R. Co. (1970)
584(4)
Comments by the Judge on the Evidence
588(1)
Lewis v. Bill Robertson & Sons, Inc. (1984)
588(2)
Appendix to §§ 10.06-10.07: The Realities of the Court's Charge and of Jury Argument
590(1)
Court's Charge and Jury's Verdict in Pennzoil Co. v. Texaco Inc.
590(2)
Excerpts from Charge Conference and Objections in Pennzoil Co. v. Texaco Inc.
592(2)
Crump, ``Effective Jury Argument: The Organization''
594(1)
Excerpts from Jury Arguments or Summations in Pennzoil Co. v. Texaco Inc.
595(4)
Trial to the Court Without a Jury
599(1)
Note on Trial to the Court
599(1)
Improving Trial Processes: Notes and Questions
600(3)
Post-Trial Motions
Judicial Power to Take the Case Away From the Jury
603(1)
Problem A: Chapter 11 Summary Problem
603(1)
Judgment on the Verdict
604(1)
Judgment as a Matter of Law
604(10)
During Trial
604(1)
Problem B
604(1)
Note on ``Directed Verdict,'' ``Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict,'' and ``Judgment as a Matter of Law''
605(1)
Reeves v. Sanderson Plumbing Co. (2000)
605(3)
William V. Dorsaneo III, ``Judges, Juries and Reviewing Courts''
608(2)
Procedural Aspects of Judgment as a Matter of Law: Notes and Questions
610(1)
After Trial
611(1)
Note on Requirements for Post-Trial Judgment as a Matter of Law
611(1)
McLaughlin v. Fellows Gear Shaper Co. (1986)
611(2)
Judgment as a Matter of Law in Favor of the Party With the Burden of Persuasion
613(1)
Arbegast v. Board of Education of South New Berlin Central School (1985)
613(1)
New Trial
614(11)
New Trial Based on Procedural Errors
615(1)
Conway v. Chemical Leaman Tank Lines, Inc. (1982)
615(4)
New Trial Based Upon the ``Great Weight'' of the Evidence
619(1)
United States v. An Article of Drug (1984)
619(2)
New Trial Based on the Amount of Damages: ``Remittitur'' and ``Additur''
621(1)
New Trial Based on Newly Discovered Evidence
622(1)
Ope Shipping, Ltd. v. Underwriters at Lloyds (1983)
622(2)
New Trial on Grounds of Jury Misconduct
624(1)
Multiflex, Inc. v. Samuel Moore & Co. (1983)
624(1)
The Interplay Between Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law (or Notwithstanding the Verdict) and Motion for New Trial
625(4)
Neely v. Martin K. Eby Construction Co. Inc. (1967)
626(2)
Appendix to § 11.05: Post-Trial Motions in Wilcox Development Co. v. First Interstate Bank
628(1)
Relief From Final Judgments
629(4)
The Rule 60 Motion
629(1)
Rozier v. Ford Motor Co. (1978)
629(2)
Rule 60 as a Mechanism for Setting Aside Default
631(1)
The Independent Action for Relief From Judgment
632(1)
Appeals
The Scope of Appellate Review
633(7)
Errors of Law and Avoidance Doctrines
633(1)
Harmless Error Principles
633(1)
McDonough Power Equipment, Inc. v. Greenwood (1943)
633(1)
Problem A: Chapter 12 Summary Problem
634(1)
The Preservation Requirement; ``Plain'' Error
635(1)
Neu v. Grant (1977)
635(1)
Deference to Trial Court Discretion
636(1)
Newman v. A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company (1981)
636(1)
Note on Trial Court's Discretion
637(1)
Review of Determinations of Fact
637(1)
Anderson v. City of Bessemer City (1985)
637(3)
Appellate Procedure
640(6)
Time Limits: Notice of Appeal and Cost Bond
640(1)
Wilson v. Atwood Group (1984)
640(3)
Note on Alteration of the Holding in Wilson v. Atwood Group by Amendment of Appellate Rule 4
643(1)
Suspending Enforcement Pending Appeal: Supersedeas Bonds
643(1)
Texaco, Inc. v. Pennzoil Company (1986)
644(1)
The Record, Briefs and Submission
645(1)
Appealable Orders
646(11)
The Final Judgment Rule
646(1)
Note on Authorization of Supreme Court Rules
646(1)
Coopers & Lybrand v. Livesay (1978)
646(2)
Note on Alteration of the Coopers & Lybrand Holding by Amendment of Rule 23
648(1)
Note on the Final Judgment Rule
648(1)
Exceptions: Appealable Interlocutory Orders
649(1)
Rule 54(b): Making the Judgment Final
650(1)
Sears Roebuck & Co. v. Mackey (1955)
650(1)
The ``Collateral Order'' Doctrine
651(1)
Cohen v. Beneficial Industrial Loan Corp. (1949)
651(2)
Injunctions and Receiverships: Section 1292(a)
653(1)
Levesque v. State of Maine (1978)
653(1)
``Discretionary'' Appeals: Section 1292(b)
654(1)
Garner v. Wolfinbarger (1970)
654(1)
Mandamus and Other Writs
655(1)
Kerr v. United States District Court (1976)
655(2)
An Alternative System: New York's ``Wide Open'' Definition of Appealable Orders
657(1)
The Supreme Court
657(2)
Note on the Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court
657(1)
Procedure for Review by Certiorari or Appeal
658(1)
Res Judicata, Collateral Estoppel and Related Preclusion Doctrines
Res Judicata: Claim Preclusion
659(8)
The Elements: ``Same'' Claim, ``Same'' Parties, Final Judgment
659(1)
Problem A: Chapter 13 Summary Problem
660(1)
The ``Same Claim'' Requirement: How Broad Is a ``Claim''?
660(1)
The ``Individualized/Same Evidence'' Approach
660(1)
Smith v. Kirkpatrick (1953)
660(2)
The ``Transactional Analysis'' Approach
662(1)
O'Brien v. City of Syracuse (1981)
662(2)
Public Policy Exceptions to Preclusion
664(1)
Bogard v. Cook (1978)
664(1)
The Other Elements---Identity of Parties and a Judgment That Should Be Given Preclusive Effect: Notes and Questions
665(2)
Collateral Estoppel: Issue Preclusion
667(11)
The Basic Elements
665(1)
The Requirement of ``Actual Litigation'' of the ``Same'' Issue, Which Was ``Essential to'' the Prior Judgment
666(1)
Cromwell v. County of Sac (1876)
666(2)
Ryan v. New York Telephone Co. (1984)
668(2)
Note on Legislative Reversal of this Decision
670(1)
Parties Who Had ``Full and Fair Opportunity'' to Litigate the Issue
670(1)
When the First Action Is Minor or Informal
670(1)
Gilberg v. Barbieri (1981)
670(1)
When the Parties Are Not Identical
671(1)
Martin v. Wilks (1989)
671(3)
Montana v. United States (1979)
674(1)
Mutuality: Is It (or Should It Be) Required?
675(1)
Parklane Hosiery Company, Inc. v. Shore (1979)
675(3)
Interjurisdictional Preclusion: State-State and State-Federal Effects
678(4)
Marrese v. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (1985)
678(4)
The ``Law of the Case'' Doctrine
682(1)
Williams v. City of New Orleans (1985)
682(1)
Remedies, Judgments, and Their Enforcement
Emergency and Temporary Relief: ``Provisional'' Remedies
683(12)
Seizure of Assets Before Hearing on the Merits: Attachment, Garnishment, Sequestration, Replevin, etc.
683(1)
Kheel, ``New York's Amended Attachment Statute: A Prejudgment Remedy in Need of Further Revision''
683(1)
Problem A: Chapter 14 Summary Problem
684(1)
Fuentes v. Shevin (1972)
684(4)
Mitchell v. W.T. Grant Co. (1974)
688(2)
Note on the Modern Use of Provisional Remedies
690(1)
Note on Damages for Wrongful Use of Provisional Remedies
691(1)
Richman v. Richman (1976)
692(1)
Temporary Restraining Orders
692(1)
Weber, ``So You Need A Temporary Restraining Order?''
692(2)
Problem B
694(1)
Damages: The Traditional Legal Remedy
695(10)
Compensatory Damages: Recoverable Elements
695(1)
Memphis Community School District v. Stachura (1986)
695(1)
Proof of Economic Damages With Reasonable Certainty
696(1)
Hawthorne Industries, Inc. v. Balfour MacLaine International Ltd. (1982)
696(3)
Problem C
699(1)
Punitive or ``Exemplary'' Damages
699(1)
Smith v. Wade (1983)
699(1)
Note on the Economic Purpose of Compensatory and Punitive Damages
700(1)
Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co. v. Haslip (1991)
701(3)
Note on the Continuing Punitive Damages Controversy
704(1)
Equitable Remedies
705(9)
Injunctions
705(1)
Preliminary Injunctions: The Requirements
705(1)
MidCon Corp. v. Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (1986)
705(4)
Permanent Injunctions: Shaping the Relief to Balance the Equities
709(1)
Galella v. Onassis (1973)
709(1)
Problem D
710(1)
Specific Performance, Equitable Restitution, Constructive Trusts, and Other Equitable Relief: Notes and Questions
710(4)
Declaratory Judgments
714(1)
Attomey's Fees, Interest, and Costs
714(8)
City of Riverside v. Rivera (1986)
714(6)
Note on Availability and Impact of Pre-judgment Interest
720(2)
Enforcement of Judgments
722(15)
Execution and Judicial Sale
722(1)
Griggs v. Miller (1963)
722(1)
Guardian Loan Co. v. Early (1979)
723(3)
Note on the Approach of the Federal Rules in Borrowing State Enforcement Procedures and Provisional Remedies
726(1)
Judgment Liens
726(1)
Note on Judgment Liens
726(1)
Texaco, Inc. v. Pennzoil Company (1986)
726(1)
Problem E
727(1)
Post-Judgment Garnishment
727(1)
Riggs National Bank of Washington, D.C. v. Simplicio (1986)
727(1)
Turnover Orders, Receiverships, and Other Equitable Supplementary Proceedings
728(1)
Turnover Orders
728(1)
Note on the Need for Turnover Relief
728(1)
In re Brecheisen (1984)
729(1)
Problem F
730(1)
Receivership
730(1)
Olsan v. Comora (1977)
730(2)
Problem G
732(1)
Discovery in Aid of Enforcement of Judgment
732(1)
An Example: Matter of Silverman (1980)
733(1)
Contempt and Arrest
733(1)
Charles Manufacturing Co. v. United Furniture Workers (1978)
733(1)
Problem H
734(1)
Interstate Enforcement of Judgments
734(1)
An Example of the Operation of the UEJA: L & W Air Conditioning Co., Inc. v. Varsity Inn of Rochester, Inc.
735(2)
Alternate Methods of Dispute Resolution
The Case For and Against, and the Types of, ADR's
737(11)
The Mechanisms of Alternate Dispute Resolution: An Introduction
737(1)
Problem A: Chapter 15 Summary Problem
738(2)
The Case for ADR's; The Disadvantages of Traditional Adjudication: Notes and Questions
740(3)
The Case for Caution in Encouraging ADR's
743(1)
Metaxas, ``Alternatives to Litigation Are Maturing''
743(1)
Fiss, ``Against Settlement''
744(1)
Problem B
745(1)
The Reality: Our System Vastly Favors Settlement Over Judicial Resolution
746(1)
Problem C
746(1)
Gross & Syverud, ``Don't Try: Verdicts in a System Geared to Settlement''
746(2)
Negotiation
748(13)
Methods and Tactics
748(1)
Dorsaneo & Crump, ``How Does Litigation Get Settled?''
748(5)
Problem D
753(1)
Encouragement by the Court
753(1)
Kothe v. Smith (1985)
753(1)
Legal Rules Encouraging Settlement: Pre-Judgment Interest, Attorney's Fee Changes, and Rule 68
754(1)
Marek v. Chesny (1985)
755(2)
Ethics and Overreaching
757(1)
State National Bank of El Paso v. Farah Manufacturing Co. (1984)
757(3)
Perschbacher, ``Regulating Lawyers' Negotiations''
760(1)
Settlement Agreements
761(10)
Settlement as the Norm in Litigation
761(1)
Problem E
761(1)
The Enforcement and Effects of Releases
761(1)
Spector v. K-Mart Corporation (1984)
761(2)
Runyan v. National Cash Register Corporation (1986)
763(2)
Appendix to § 15.03[B]: A Settlement Agreement
765(1)
Other Common Clauses in Settlement Agreements
765(1)
Adjudicative Effects of Settlement, Structured Settlements, and ``Mary Carter'' Agreements
766(1)
Note on Adjudicative Effects of Settlement
766(1)
Franck v. Polaris E-Z Go Div. of Textron, Inc. (1984)
767(3)
General Motors Corp. v. Simmons (1977)
770(1)
Note on Rejections of Mary Carter Agreements
771(1)
Arbitration and Other Substitutes for Court Adjudication
771(9)
The Nature of Arbitration
771(1)
Problem F
771(1)
Sprinzen v. Nomberg (1979)
771(4)
Procedure, Evidence, Precedent, and Enforcement
775(1)
Compelling Arbitration: The Arbitration Agreement
775(1)
Southland Corporation v. Keating (1984)
775(2)
Other Streamlined Quasi-Adjudicatory Procedures: ``Rent-A-Judge'' Statutes, New York's ``Simplified Procedure,'' and ``Court-Annexed Arbitration''
777(1)
Administrative and Industry Adjudication
778(1)
Chrysler Corp. v. Texas Motor Vehicle Comm'n (1985)
778(2)
Mediation and Other Advisory Processes
780
Voluntary Mediation or Conciliation
780(1)
Kusnetz, ``Divorce Mediation''
780(3)
Ehrman, ``Why Business Lawyers Should Use Mediation''
783(1)
The Mini-Trial (and Neutral Experts)
784(1)
Eric Green, ``The Mini-Trial Approach to Complex Litigation''
784(2)
``Screening'' Panels and Related Procedures
786(1)
Johnson v. St. Vincent Hospital, Inc. (1980)
786(1)
Court-Annexed Arbitration and Summary Jury Trials
787(1)
Local Arbitration Rule for the Eastern District of New York
787(1)
Note on Summary Jury Trials
788
Appendix: The Personal Dimension of Litigation Or, ``Can a Litigator Be Competent, Adversarial, Professional, Successful, and Altruistic . . . and Also Live a Full Life?'' 1(1)
Table of Cases 1(1)
Index 1

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