The Glannon guide to civil procedure : learning civil procedure through multiple-choice questions and analysis /

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Main Author: Glannon, Joseph W.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Wolters Kluwer, 2019
Edition:Fourth edition
Series:Glannon Guides Series
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Table of Contents:
  • A very short introduction
  • Diversity jurisdiction : the basic rules
  • Federal claims and federal cases
  • Removal jurisdiction : the defendant chooses the forum
  • Personal jurisdiction : myth and minimum contact
  • More personal jurisdiction : general in personam jurisdiction and in rem jurisdiction
  • More than an afterthought : long-arm statutes as a limit on personal jurisdiction
  • Home and away : litigating objections to the court's jurisdiction
  • Due process and common sense : notice and service of process
  • Venue and transfer : more limits on the place of suit
  • State law in federal courts: basics of the Erie doctrine
  • Two ways to run a railroad : substance and procedure after York, Byrd, and Hanna
  • The scope of the action : joinder of claims and parties under the federal rules
  • Of hooks and nuclei : supplemental jurisdiction over state law claims
  • Sufficient allegations : pleading under the federal rules
  • Change over time : amending the pleadings under rule
  • Never forget rule 11 : representations to the court
  • Technicalities, technicalities : pre-answer motions under the federal rules
  • Probing to the limits : the scope of discovery under the federal rules
  • The basic tools of discovery in federal court
  • Dispositive motions : dismissal for failure to state a claim and summary judgment
  • Judgment as a matter of law in the federal courts
  • Second time around : the grounds and procedure for motions for new trial
  • The quest for finality : claim preclusion under the second restatement of judgments
  • Collateral estoppel, issue preclusion, whatever
  • Closing closers : some practice questions that cross jurisdictional lines
  • Closing openers : some looney limericks