Complex Litigation

A Context and Practice Casebook

by James M. Underwood

Tags: Civil Procedure, Complex Litigation, Context and Practice Series, Litigation

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478 pp  $90.00

ISBN 978-1-61163-901-8
eISBN 978-1-61163-967-4

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This book covers advanced civil procedure concepts. Not only does this casebook include the most recent key cases (well edited) and statutory changes impacting this field, it does so with a revolutionary new format. The cases are framed by real-world practice problems presented in various formats, including over-arching Chapter Problems. In terms of substantive content, the book has extensive coverage of (a) Joinder of Claims and Parties (including claim and issue preclusion concepts), (b) Forum Battles (case priority, transfer, forum non conveniens, multi-district litigation, anti-injunction act, and fraudulent joinder), and (c) Class Action Certification and Management issues.

This book is part of the Context and Practice Series, edited by Michael Hunter Schwartz, Professor of Law and Dean of the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific.

A set of 197 instructional PowerPoint slides is available to professors upon adoption of this book. You can view sample slides here. Please contact for more information.

Comp Copy If you are a professor teaching in this field you may request a complimentary copy.