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Illustrated Guide to Civil Procedure (Paperback) (Michael P. Allen)

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An Illustrated Guide to the Rules of Civil Procedure, Third Edition is a next-generation civil procedure litigation supplemental text designed for a one or two-semester course. Using a hypothetical, yet realistic age-discrimination lawsuit, students are introduced to procedural rules and repeatedly assessed with question requiring practical application of the rules to the hypothetical case. With new co-author Jason R. Bent, the third edition is updated to include the 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and an exploration of class action requirements following Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, along with an expanded discussion of appellate standards of review. 


  • Incorporates 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules governing preservation and production of eletronically stored information, with citations to 2016 authorities applying the new Rules
  • Discussion of the proportionaltiy standard for discovery introduced by 2015 amendments
  • New exploration of class action requirements, including application of the holding in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes
  • Expanded discussion of appellate standards of review.
  • Reflects abrogation of Rule 84 and forms.
Number of Pages: 304
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Series Title: Aspen Coursebook Series
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
Author: Michael P. Allen
Language: English
Street Date: August 3, 2016
TCIN: 51934183
UPC: 9781454881254
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-1684
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