Summary: Recommended by both students and professors, this best-selling paperback study aid is a lifeline for first year students taking a Civil Procedure course. Author Joseph Glannon brings his lively and entertaining style into this new edition along with a wealth of new material. This comprehensive yet hands-on study aid: Covers all aspects of the first year Civil Procedure course including the difficult areas of res judicata, collateral estoppel, and personal and ...show moresubject matter jurisdiction
Presents accessible introductions and explanations
Offers a proven pedagogy in the popular examples-and-explanations format -highly effective for learning and applying the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Gives examples that progress gradually from simple to challenging and build students' confidence
Has plenty of visual aids including diagrams, charts, and documents Covers Erie doctrine in a three-chapter section What's new in the Fourth Edition? The latest revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
A new chapter on the federal question of subject matter jurisdiction
Updated changes to the Rules concerning Discovery.