Civil procedure : examples and explanations /

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Main Author: Glannon, Joseph W
Format: Book
Published: New York : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2013
Edition:Seventh edition
Series:Examples & explanations series
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Table of Contents:
  • Personal jurisdiction : the enigma of minimum contacts
  • Statutory limits on personal jurisdiction : the reach and grasp of the long-arm
  • Seeking the home field advantage : challenges to personal jurisdiction
  • Federal questions and federal cases : jurisdiction over cases "arising under" federal law
  • Diversity jurisdiction : when does multiplicity constitute diversity?
  • Personal and subject matter jurisdiction compared : the first two rings
  • Second guessing the plaintiff's choice of forum : removal
  • Proper venue in federal courts : a rough measure of convenience
  • Choosing a proper court : the three rings reconsidered
  • Easy Erie : the law of Rome and Athens
  • Eerie Erie : the substance/substance distinction
  • Erie and state choice of law : vertical uniformity and horizontal chaos
  • Sculpting the lawsuit : the basic rules of joinder
  • Into the labyrinth : joinder of parties under rule 14
  • Essentials and interlopers : joinder of parties under rules 19 and 25
  • Jurisdictional fellow travelers : supplemental jurisdiction
  • Jurisdiction vs. joinder : the difference between power and permission
  • The bearer of bad tidings : service of process in the federal courts
  • Getting off easy : the motion to dismiss
  • When justice so requires : amendments to pleadings under the Federal Rules
  • The scope of discovery : the rules giveth, and the rules taketh away
  • Tools of the trade : the basic methods of discovery
  • Defective allegation or insufficient proof : dismissal for failure to state a claim compared to summary judgment
  • The judge and the jury, part one : judgment as a matter of law (directed verdict)
  • The judge and the jury, part two : whose case is this, anyway?
  • Res judicata : the limits of procedural liberality
  • Res judicata and the rules of joinder : when does may mean must?
  • Collateral estoppel : fine-tuning the preclusion doctrine
  • The obscure kingdom : nonmutual collateral estoppel
  • An introduction to the pretrial litigation process : setting the stage for the Schulansky case
  • First moves : Schulansky goes to court
  • A change of forum : Ronan removes to federal court
  • The defendants' perspective : Ronan's answer and counterclaim
  • Chain reaction : Ronan brings in Jones
  • Preliminary objections : Jones seeks a way out