Author: Thomas A. Mauet
Editor: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454860073
Size: 10,95 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This clear and concise book organizes pretrial planning into a series of steps students can easily master. The book s methodology includes providing students sample documentation for each stage of the civil case. Expanded discussion on use of internet for fact investigations New material on liens on settlements Coverage of new Supreme Court cases and the general notice requirements for claims

Pretrial Advocacy

Author: Marilyn J. Berger
Editor: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454870001
Size: 11,39 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Pretrial Advocay: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy, Fifth Edition provides an excellent conceptual and practical foundation for pretrial litigation for both teachers and students. Pretrial Advocay covers both criminal and civil pretrial practice, with a focus on federal and state litigation. Professional responsibilty and civility are emphasized through the text. Checklists of skills, techniques, and ethics, which appear in each chapter, as well as 79 assignments, designed for student role-play performances, allow for greater student comprehension. Features New complete password-protected website ( containing: Streaming videos 79 assignments for role-play skills performances, such as drafting pleadings and taking and defending a deposition Drafting demand letters and mediation briefs with a step-by-step explanation of how to draft effective demand letters and mediation bries with examples Pleadings Chapter newly revised and enhanced Up-to-date Rules changes are incorporated


Author: Marilyn J. Berger
Editor: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735507494
Size: 20,88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 945

Evidence: Skills, Strategies and Assignments and the Freck Point

Legal Writing And Other Lawyering Skills

Author: Nancy Lusignan Schultz
Editor: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454831022
Size: 10,93 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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With a consistent emphasis on precision and good organization, this text teaches students how to draft memoranda, opinion letters, pleadings, briefs, and other legal documents, as well as communications skills including client counseling, negotiating, and presenting oral arguments. Features: An expanded chapter on trial briefs, including pretrial motion briefs A new chapter on communicating by email A new chapter on time management A new chapter on mediation and related documents.

Advocacy Excellence

Author: Camille Abate
Editor: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1543820883
Size: 20,75 MB
Format: PDF
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Advocacy Excellence: The Jury Trial teaches students the art and science of 21st century trial advocacy through the eyes of two seasoned, tenacious, and successful female trial attorneys who bring over 60 years of combined experience to the text. With a sharp and practical focus on how the digital age has changed trial practice, students will gain the ability to successfully advocate in today’s smart courtrooms using electronically stored information, social media, and technology in all phases of trial. This text teaches classic courtroom skills with a modern and spirited tone, using examples from real trials and step-by-step practice guides along with insider tips about the strategy and execution techniques that wins trials. This clear, concise, and easy-to-understand text is organized into three distinct sections: Part I: Preparation — investigation, preliminary case analysis, developing a case theory, and merging the case theory into the actual trial Part II: Practice — techniques and advice that provide simple steps to successful jury selection, openings, direct and cross examination, impeachment, cross of special witnesses, and summation Part III: Strategy — navigating the courtroom, how to admit or oppose evidence at trial, objections, and the end game of jury deliberation. Learn the law, ethics, and strategy of trial advocacy with step-by-step instructions and useful chapter ending process guides and infographics to reinforce skills. Professors and students will benefit from: Question and answer examples in every chapter that teach how to ask strategic and purposeful questions during jury selection, depositions, pretrial hearings, direct examination, cross examination, impeachment, and the admitting or opposing of evidence. Illustrations and charts that demonstrate how to create various proof matrices, timelines, witness statement charts, transcript keys, and how to structure opening, direct, and cross examination. Feature text boxes that highlight practice tips, ethical issues, and other “beware” concerns for trial and provide explanations of “why this works” for certain skills taught in a new and modern manner. In-depth coverage of the role of social media and emojis as evidence, plus how to authenticate social media and other electronic or digital evidence at trial. Reference sheets designed for students to copy for continued use in both an academic, experiential setting and the first years of practice as a new trial lawyer.

An Illustrated Guide To Civil Procedure

Author: Michael Allen
Editor: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9780735509535
Size: 11,67 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An Illustrated Guide to the Rules of Civil Procedure explores the procedural rules covered in a one or two-semester course through a realistic but hypothetical age discrimination case. Students work with the rules as the case carries them from the client intake, through trial, and ultimately to the resolution of the case. Notes, questions, exercises, tips, maps, and illustrations contribute to a dynamic learning environment; one in which students actively participate by making strategic and tactical litigation decisions and by reviewing and critiquing complaints, answers, motions, and discovery papers. Updated to match the 2007 re-styling of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Second Edition reflects all of the changes to the Rules as well as the recent Supreme Court decisions relevant to topics covered in An Illustrated Guide to the Rules of Civil Procedure. Invaluable as a required supplement or outside reference source, An Illustrated Guide to the Rules of Civil Procedure presents: a realistic hypothetical case that exemplifies the rules that pertain to pleadings, motions, discovery, joinder, pretrial disposition, and trial as well as issues of jurisdiction, Erie, Rule 11, and case management a host of pedagogical feature Rule References at the start of each chapter that cite all rules used in that chapter Litigation Documents that exemplify documentation of most of the topics covered in Civil Procedure Tasks that engage the student in both prosecution and defense Question Sets in each chapter Tactical Tips that offer tidbits of litigation wisdom succinct Notes that convey important information Tables throughout the book that organize procedural information a flexible organization that adapts to a variety of syllabi , such as beginning Civil Procedure with the study of jurisdiction and I, or beginning with the rules of pleading a two-color interior design that frames and highlights pedagogy The Second Edition features: the latest changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure amendments that change the time periods within which most actions under the Rules need to be taken new provisions that address issues related to the discovery of electronic information amendments scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2010, concerning summary judgment and discovery related to expert witnesses an integrated, enhanced treatment of jurisdiction, venue, service, and choice of law