The text provides everything you need for an accessible, practical course: - a complete explanation of the litigation process, from the time the client walks into the office through trial and post-judgment, including settlements and alternative forms of resolution - balanced approach avoids oversimplifying the litigation process, but also limits ...Read MoreThe text provides everything you need for an accessible, practical course: - a complete explanation of the litigation process, from the time the client walks into the office through trial and post-judgment, including settlements and alternative forms of resolution - balanced approach avoids oversimplifying the litigation process, but also limits the number of rules and procedures covered to prevent overwhelming students - clear, flexible organization allows the instructor to easily choose the areas to cover in the course - pedagogical aids throughout the text -- including boldface terms defined in the glossary, numerous examples, charts, checklists, and sample documents, chapter overviews and summaries, and review questions -- enhance accessibility - a detailed case file is included in an appendix, providing a reference for each of the areas discussed in the text, from the filing of a complaint through settlement and appeal - a workbook on computer disk that contains five case scenarios for students to use in completing assignments for the course and for instructors to use as case studies in class; also provides forms to give students experience with the forms they will complete in practice - the through Instructor's Manual answers the questions posed in the book and the workbook, and provides sample test questions for each chapter, complete with answers and explanations Changes for the fifth edition keep pace with developments in paralegal practice: - more emphasis on the use of technology in both pre-trial preparation and trial practice - more specific examples and a deeper explanation of jurisdiction to aid in understanding this traditionallydifficult area - greater stress on the role of arbitration in the litigation process, including a new section on mediation - new forms - all rules and statutes are updated and current through 2005Read Less
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Very Good Condition. No Dust Jacket. Text appears clean, Mild to moderate shelf, edge and corner wear to cover, bookstore stickers on spine and back cover, residue from removed stickers on front cover, Includes sealed CD-ROM, marking on page block Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; ISBN: 0735551146. ISBN/EAN: 9780735551145. Inventory No: 1561028130.
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