Basic Civil Litigation, Fourth Edition, is an insightful, user-friendly, and comprehensive text for the paralegal litigation course. Designed to provide students with all the tools they need to understand the fundamentals of civil litigation, it also describes and defines the role paralegals play in the litigation process. Written at the level of the beginning paralegal student, this text provides a thorough explanation of all the basics of litigation. Among the features that make it thorough and accessible: without being overwhelming, the text covers all the topics typically included in the basic course in a well-structured format the author uses a student-friendly, conversational tone to discuss all the key topics relevant to paralegal practice frequent illustrations and forms provide realistic examples of litigation practice throughout the book, the author points out practical, common-sense considerations for paralegals boxes interspersed throughout the text highlight and explain particularly troublesome concepts two sample cases are followed throughout the book, providing coherent examples for students to refer to throughout the course a comprehensive teaching package includes an Instructor’s Manual with a test bank and a CD with ancillary package for instructors, including PowerPoint slides In addition to the attributes that have made Basic Civil Litigation a success through three editions, enhancements to the Fourth Edition include: completely updated text to reflect all changes in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure since the publication of the last edition more on computerized litigation, electronic information, and the use of the internet to assist in fact-gathering, discovery, and trial This concise text not only offers students a thorough grounding in all of the basics of civil litigation in an accessible, user-friendly format, it provides them with a realistic representation of paralegal practice in the law office.
Law, Rules-Procedures, Civil-Procedure,