Summary: This book is designed for two groups - beginning law students, and others with an interest in learning to understand the development of a lawsuit. Students are asked to read and understand appellate opinions before they have any familiarity with the context that produces these opinions. The author gives the student an understanding of motions such as grant or denial of demurrers, summary judgments, directed verdicts and the like. More importantly, this text gives the ...show morem the feel for an actual lawsuit, so that they can realize what actually happens in the step-by-step development of a case. This book is based on an actual case. Attorneys and their clients were generous in sharing the details, and material from the trial transcripts is practically verbatim. Some of the documents were changed for pedagogical purposes, and names of parties and attorneys and dates were changed for privacy reasons. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: REV 96
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