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Pretrial litigation in a nutshell

Author: R Lawrence Dessem
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
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"The seventh edition of Pretrial Litigation in a Nutshell addresses both the law governing pretrial litigation and the legal skills required for successful practice in this area. The text is fully updated to incorporate all amendments to the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure through December 1, 2019, as well as recent federal statutes and judicial decisions. Although the text's focus is on federal statutes and rules,  Read more...
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Dessem, R. Lawrence, 1951-
Pretrial litigation in a nutshell.
St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2020]
(OCoLC)1127929147
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Lawrence Dessem
ISBN: 9781684679089 1684679087
OCLC Number: 1130046077
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
Client interviewing and the establishment of the attorney-client relationship --
Pretrial planning and investigation --
The complaint --
Responses to the complaint --
Disclosure and the scope of civil discovery --
Interrogatories --
Depositions --
Requests for production, examinations, and admissions --
Judicial intervention into the discovery and disclosure process - Pretrial motion practice --
Summary judgment --
Pretrial conferences and pretrial orders --
Negotiation and settlement.
Other Titles: Pretrial litigation
Responsibility: R. Lawrence Dessem, Dean Emeritus and Timothy J. Heinsz Professor Emeritus of Law, The University of Missouri.

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