The Glannon Guide to Civil Procedure: Learning Civil Procedure Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2009-02-26
  • Publisher: ASPEN
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Interactive and user-friendly, The Glannon Guide to Civil Procedure uses explanatory text and multiple-choice questions to review course content and show the reader how to correctly analyze and answer multiple-choice exam questions. Developed and written by the author of Civil Procedure: Examples & Explanations, this text offers another highly effective approach to content mastery and exam preparation. the Glannon Guide to Civil Procedure features : multiple-choice questions that are integrated into a comprehensive review of the first-year Civil Procedure course lucid and informative text that prepares students to successfully analyze and answer multiple-choice questions follow-up explanations of correct and incorrect answers that clarify murky or ambiguous points of law a realistic level of difficulty that is reasonable and fair, not simplistic or esoteric the Closer, a sophisticated final question at the end of each chapter to challenge the student, build confidence, and ensure exam readiness the Closing Closers, questions in the final chapter that provide practice and review for students and require them to apply several concepts from different topics covered in the course valuable exam-taking pointers interspersed within the substantive text Thoroughly updated throughout, The Second Edition features : a timely revision that reflects the restyled rules from the 2007 Amendments To The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure additional material on e-discovery new multiple-choice questions, including those dealing with subject matter jurisdiction new material on supplemental jurisdiction and federal question jurisdiction more beginning-of-chapter limericks to help students remember key concepts With its balance of explanatory introductions and self-testing questions, The Glannon Guide to Civil Procedure provides a thorough and up-to-date course review that emphasizes multiple-choice questions and test-taking strategies.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
A Very Short Introductionp. 1
Diversity Jurisdiction: The Basic Rulesp. 3
Federal Claims and Federal Casesp. 25
Removal Jurisdiction: The Defendant Chooses the Forump. 51
Personal Jurisdiction: Myth and Minimum Contactp. 69
More Personal Jurisdiction: General In Personam Jurisdiction and In Rem Jurisdicationp. 91
More than an Afterthought: Long-arm Statutes as a Limit on Personal Jurisdictionp. 111
Home and Away: Litigating Objections to the Court's Juridictionp. 131
Due Process and Common Sense: Notice and Service of Processp. 151
Venue and Transfer: More Limits on the Place of Suitp. 173
State Law in Federal Courts: Basics of the Erie Doctrinep. 195
Two Ways to Run a Railroad: Substance and Procedure After York, Byrd, and Hannap. 215
The Scope of the Action: Joinder of Claims and Parties Under the Federal Rulesp. 235
Of Hooks and Nuclei: Supplemental Jurisdiction over State Law Claimsp. 255
Sufficient Allegations: Pleading Under the Federal Rulesp. 279
Change over Time: Amending the Pleadings Under Rule 15p. 307
Technicalities, Technicalities: Pre-answer Motions Under the Federal Rulesp. 329
Probing to the Limits: The Scope of Discovery Under the Federal Rulesp. 347
The Basic Tools of Discovery in Federal Courtp. 371
Dispositive Motions: Dismissal for Failure to State a Claim and summary Judgmentp. 395
Judgment as a Matter of Law in the Federal Courtsp. 419
Second Time Around: The Ground and Procedure for Motions for New Trialp. 441
The Quest for Finality: Claim Preclusion Under the Second Restatement of Judgmentsp. 463
Collateral Estoppel, Issue Preclusion, Whateverp. 483
Closing Closers: Some Practice Questions that Cross Jurisdictional Linesp. 505
Closing Openers: Some Looney Limericksp. 521
Indexp. 529
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