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Civil Litigation: Process and Procedures, 3rd Edition

By Thomas F. Goldman, Alice Hart Hughes

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Apr 20, 2014

Description

Civil Litigation: Process and Procedures, Third Edition, is designed to help students build the skill sets needed to succeed as members of today’s civil litigation teams. An Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint lecture slides, and test bank are available for use with this text.

 

Teaching and Learning Experience:

  • The text clearly presents legal concepts, emphasizing the details of the litigation process, critical thinking, and hands-on exercises that develop practical law office skills.
  • Supporting multimedia resources include 46 video case studies that illustrate each stage of the litigation process, showing the day-to-day activities of the litigation team preparing and trying a civil case in a real world setting.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL LITIGATION

1. The Paralegal in Civil Litigation
1A. Building Your Professional Portfolio
2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility
3. Litigation Management and Technology

 

UNIT TWO: PLANNING THE LITIGATION

4. The Court System

5. Settlement and Alternative Dispute Resolution
6. Evidence

7. Interviews and Investigation in Civil Litigation

 

UNIT THREE: DOCUMENTS IN CIVIL LITIGATION

8. Pleadings: Complaint, Summons, and Service

9. Motions Practice

10. Pleadings: Responses to Complaint

 

UNIT FOUR: FORMAL DISCOVERY METHODS

11. Introduction to Discovery

12. Issues in Electronic Discovery

13. Interrogatories and Requests for Production
14. Depositions

15. Other Forms of Discovery

 

UNIT FIVE: TRIAL OF THE CASE

16. Trial Preparation—Post-discovery to Pretrial

17. Trial

18. The Electronic Courtroom and Trial Presentation

 

UNIT SIX: POSTTRIAL ISSUES

19. Post-trial Procedures

20. Enforcement of Judgments

 

These online resources are available at no cost.

Student Resources Website for Civil Litigation: Process and Procedures, 3rd Edition

http://www.pearsonhighered.com/goldman

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-349386-5

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-349386-3

Format: Book

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