Civil Litigation: Process and Procedures, 4th edition

  • Thomas F. Goldman, 
  • Alice Hart Hughes

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Civil Litigation is a multimedia introduction to the subject from pre- to post-trial. It covers the details of the litigation process, to the work of paralegals, to pretrial preparation and post-trial procedures. This edition updates laws and procedures and offers a new Virtual Law Office Experience.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137403158

Subject: Paralegal Studies

Category: Civil Litigation

Table of contents

1. The Paralegal in Civil Litigation
1A. Appendix: Building Your Professional Portfolio and Reference Manual
2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility
3. Litigation Management and Technology

4. The Court System, Settlement, and Alternative Dispute Resolution
5. Causes of Actions and Litigation Strategies
6. Evidence
7. Interviews and Investigation in Civil Litigation

8. Pleadings: Complaint, Summons, and Service
9. Motions Practice
10. Pleadings: Responses to Complaint

11. Introduction to Discovery
12. Issues in Electronic Discovery
13. Interrogatories and Requests for Production
14. Depositions
15. Other Forms of Discovery

16. Trial Preparation -- Postdiscovery to Pretrial
17. Trial
18. The Electronic Courtroom and Trial Presentation

19. Posttrial Procedures
20. Enforcement of Judgments

1. Chapter Opening Case Study
2. Comprehensive Case Study: School Bus-Truck Accident Case Study
3. Supplemental Case Studies

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