Summary: Detailed and informed selection of cases illustrating the development of the body of law surrounding a legal dispute. All cases are accompanied by text and explanatory materials. Section titles discuss: A Grievance Arises; Retaining an Attorney; Identifying the Relevant Law; Researching the Law; Choosing a Court System; Commencing the Action; Mechanics of Service; An Important Digression; The Defendant's Turn; Choosing a Defense; Pre-Trial Activities; A Jury is Chose ...show moren and the Trial Begins; The Plaintiff's Case; The Plaintiff Testifies; The Defendant's Case; The Case Goes to Jury; Trial Without Jury; The Judge Agrees with the Jury; and The Appellate Structure.
Features and Benefits:
Allows fast, easy, study
Selected compilation of cases illustrating the biography of a legal dispute
Extensive coverage of the dispute process, from grievance, to judgment and appeal
Analyzes significant points of law, and discusses the formation of action and defense
Examines the procedure for both plaintiff and defendant counsel
Discusses trial with, and without, jury
Covers choice of court system
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