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Civil Litigation: Process and Procedures, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Thomas F. Goldman, Alice Hart Hughes

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 7, 2008

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For courses in Civil Litigation Processes and Procedures.  


Focusing on the complete litigation process, this book gives students the entire picture of civil litigation from client interview to trial to collecting on a judgment. With a unique focus on technology, it devotes a separate chapter to electronic discovery, addresses changes in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and includes educational demonstration software from leading vendors.  Each chapter offers features that show how the civil litigation process works and ends with assignments that develop important critical thinking and procedural skills. A civil litigation video series is available on DVD and includes forty-four segments dealing with practice, procedures and ethical issues in the civil litigation field.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1.      The Paralegal in Civil Litigation

2.      Technology in Civil Litigation

3.      The Court System

4.      Client Interviews and Investigation in Civil Litigation

5.      Organizing and Managing Civil Litigation

6.      Electronic Research

7.      Evidence

8.      Settlement and Alternative Dispute Resolution

9.      Pleadings: Complaint, Summons, and Service

10.  Pleadings: Responses to Complaint

11.  Introduction to Discovery

12.  Issues in Electronic Discovery

13.  Interrogatories and Request for Production

14.  Depositions

15.  Other Forms of Discovery

16.  Trial Preparation—Post Discovery to Pretrial

17.  Trial

18.  The Electronic Courtroom and Trial Presentation

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$79.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501747-0