Understanding Civil Procedure, The California Edition

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Understanding Civil Procedure, The California Edition

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Description

The California edition expands the latest edition of the well-established treatise Understanding Civil Procedure to explore California's unique approach. Each chapter begins with the federal doctrine, followed by a section on how California approaches the topic. The book is primarily intended as a reference for law school civil procedure students in California. However, its treatment of recent developments may make it useful to some practitioners as well.

The treatise is premised on the assumption that the key to understanding the principles of civil procedure is to know why: why the principles were created and why they are invoked. The treatise is written to answer these questions as it lays out the basic principles of civil procedure. It also reflects the authors' belief that students of civil procedure can understand and appreciate complex principles when they are clearly presented; teaching civil procedure does not require dumbing it down. Although they discuss important civil procedure cases in the text, thus supporting the most widely used civil procedure casebooks using these same cases, they also provide useful references to secondary sources and illustrative cases for the reader who wants to explore further.

ISBN

978076985156-3 (pb), 9780769888521 (ebook2013)

Publication Date

2013

Publisher

LexisNexis

City

New Providence, NJ

Keywords

Civil procedure-California, Civil procedure-California-Cases, Civil procedure-United States

Disciplines

Civil Law | Civil Procedure | Law

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Complete bibiliographic details availalbe HERE

Copies availalble in the Jerome Hall Law Library, KFC 995 .H458 2013

Understanding Civil Procedure, The California Edition

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