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Civil Procedure, Contemporary Approach

Civil Procedure, Contemporary Approach - 3rd edition

Civil Procedure, Contemporary Approach - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780314908643

ISBN10: 0314908641

Civil Procedure, Contemporary Approach by Benjamin Spencer - ISBN 9780314908643
Edition: 3RD 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (Law Books)
Published: 2011
International: No
Civil Procedure, Contemporary Approach by Benjamin Spencer - ISBN 9780314908643

ISBN13: 9780314908643

ISBN10: 0314908641

Edition: 3RD 11

Summary

This third edition includes several significant recent decisions from the Supreme Court, including those addressing corporate citizenship for purposes of diversity jurisdiction (Hertz Corp. v. Friend, 130 S. Ct. 1181 (2010)), The Erie/Hanna doctrine (Shady Grove Orthopedic Assocs., P.A. v. Allstate Ins. Co., 130 S. Ct. 1431 (2010)), pleading standards under Rule 8 (Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 129 S. Ct. 1937 (2009)), compulsory party joinder (Republic of Philippines v. Pimentel, 553 U.S. 851 (2008), The relation back of amendments (Krupski v. Costa Crociere, S.p.A., 130 S. Ct. 2485 (2010)), and preclusion doctrine (Taylor v. Sturgell, 553 U.S. 880 (2008). This edition also incorporates the 2009 time computation amendments To The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, As well as the 2010 amendments to Rules 8, 26, and 56. Finally, this edition includes recent cases addressing the topic of preservation and spoliation in litigation (Pension Committee v. Banc of America Securities, 685 F. Supp. 2d 456 (S.D.N.Y. 2010), Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. v. Cammarata, 688 F. Supp. 2d 598 (S.D. Tex. 2010)).