Civil Procedure Stories

Author: Clermont, Kevin M.
Edition: 2nd
Copyright Date: 2008
  • Publication Date: February 29th, 2008
  • ISBN: 9781599413471
  • Subject: Civil Procedure
  • Series: Law Stories
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: Fourteen law school professors collaborated to write Civil Procedure Stories, which provides deeper understanding of the great civil procedure cases. Each professor wrote a short chapter on one of the cases, retelling the case in his or her own voice and by his or her own method. Each chapter includes separate sections on: Social and legal background of the case Factual background of the case Lower court proceedings in the case Final appellate disposition, including issues, decisions, reasons, and separate opinions Factual postscript to the case Immediate impact of the case on the development of the law (why the case is famous and when it became so) Continuing importance of the case today (why it is still a leading case)