The Compact Tenth Edition of this popular casebook is designed for a one-semester course in Civil Procedure of three- or four-credit hours. The ... Show synopsis The Compact Tenth Edition of this popular casebook is designed for a one-semester course in Civil Procedure of three- or four-credit hours. The shortening of the materials found in the larger Tenth Edition and the elimination of certain chapters reflect the authors' judgments concerning what should be the central themes of a Civil Procedure course. The authors continue to believe that the larger Tenth Edition will prove advantageous for many teachers who have shorter courses of even three hours because it provides the maximum flexibility in terms of coverage, depth, and emphasis. Like the larger Tenth Edition, the Compact Tenth Edition reflects the restyled Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, incorporates new Supreme Court cases that impact such topics as pleading, subject-matter jurisdiction, and joinder, and is designed to be accompanied by the authors' latest Civil Procedure Supplement.