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Civil Procedure - Section C - Hellman

Publish Date/Time: 
December 20, 2013

Assignment for First Meeting, Monday, Jan. 6

The required books for this course are:

Civil Procedure, Third Edition

by Thomas D. Rowe, Jr., Suzanna Sherry, Jay Tidmarsh

Publisher:  Foundation Press

ISBN:  9781609300470

 

Civil Procedure 2013 Supplement

by Thomas D. Rowe, Jr., Suzanna Sherry, Jay Tidmarsh

Publisher:  Foundation Press

ISBN:  9781609303785

The primary assignment for Monday is Chapter 1 of the Hellman Supp, which you should pick up from my secretary Patty Blake in Room 514B.  The full assignment is as follows:

I. Introduction

A. Litigation: statutes, rules, and strategy

             Reading:   Statutes: 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331, 1441(a), 1652

              U.S. Const. Art. VI section two (unnumbered)

              Hellman Supp. Chapter 1

                   Casebook: pp. 1-3, 18-24

                             Payne v. Parkchester North Condominiums

B. The framework of litigation

             Reading:   FRCP: 1, 2, and 3

              Statutes: 28 U.S.C. §§ 2072, 2073(a), 2074(a)

              Casebook: pp. 12-18

 

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