Gilbert Law Summaries on Civil Procedure

Authors: Marcus, Richard L. / Rowe Jr., Thomas D.
Edition: 17th
Copyright Date: 2008
  • Publication Date: October 3rd, 2007
  • ISBN: 9780314181138
  • Subject: Civil Procedure
  • Series: Gilbert Law Summaries
  • Type: Outlines
  • Description: This product contains an outline on civil procedure. Topics covered include territorial (personal) jurisdiction (including venue and forum non conveniens) and subject matter jurisdiction (covering diversity jurisdiction, federal question jurisdiction, and supplemental jurisdiction). It explains the Erie doctrine and federal common law; pleadings (including counterclaims, cross-claims, and supplemental pleadings); and parties (including joinder and class actions). It also covers discovery (including devices, scope, sanctions, and discovery conferences); summary judgment; pretrial conferences and settlements; trial (including right to jury trial, motions, jury instruction and arguments, and post-verdict motions); appeals; claim preclusion (res judicata); and issue preclusion (collateral estoppel).