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Law in a Nutshell: Pretrial Litigation

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Edition: 5th ed., 2012
Author(s): Dessem


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This Law In A Nutshell: Pretrial Litigation discusses both the law governing the civil pretrial process and the skills needed by counsel during pretrial proceedings. The law discussed is the law applicable to federal civil proceedings, primarily the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. State counterparts to these federal rules have been adopted in a majority of jurisdictions, and the pretrial skills considered in the text are essential to lawyers in both state and federal practice. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field. This will enable you to answer exam questions more quickly and accurately, and enhance your skills as an attorney.

Features and benefits include:

Timesaving reference tool;
Overviews pretrial planning and investigation;
Explores discovery process;
Examines the complaint and responses;
Inspects the scope of civil discovery;
Discusses interrogatories and depositions;
Answer exam questions quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents includes:
Client Interviewing and the Establishment of the Attorney-Client Relationship;
Pretrial Planning and Investigation;
The Complaint;
Responses to the Complaint;
The Scope of Civil Discovery;
Requests for Production, Examination, and Admissions;
Judicial Intervention Into the Discovery Process;
Pretrial Motion Practice;
Summary Judgment;
Pretrial Conferences and Pretrial Orders;
Negotiation and Settlement.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Format Paperback
Author Dessem
ISBN 9780314273963
Edition 5th ed., 2012
Publisher West