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Fundamentals of Litigation for Paralegals, Eighth Edition, conveys a complete understanding of the litigation process from the time the client walks into the office, through trial and post-judgment, to settlement (or alternative forms of resolution). Popular and widely respected, authors Maerowitz and Mauet present a clear and balanced treatment of litigation and accessible explanations of the rules. Well-suited to a wide range of teaching approaches, the timely Eighth Edition reflects updates to the federal rules and eagerly follows the advances of technology and its uses in litigation.
A leading text, Fundamentals of Litigation for Paralegals, Eighth Edition, features:
- Thorough coverage of the entire litigation process
- A balanced and reader-friendly presentation
- Accessible and cogent discussion of rules and procedures
- A flexible organization that lends itself to a variety of teaching objectives
- A comprehensive design for learning that includes
- bold-faced key terms
- visual aids
- chapter overviews
- review questions
- Realistic examples of motions, pleadings, and discovery requests in a litigation file in the appendix
- A companion electronic workbook with review questions, case scenarios, and practice forms, available at the companion website
- Companion website: http://aspenparalegaled.com/books/fundamentals_litigation
Thoroughly updated, the Eighth Edition includes:
- Changes in the federal rules
- Techniques for utilizing computerized litigation support systems when preparing cases for trial
- Updated Internet research questions
- Comprehensive review of how to use social media in discovery at trial
- More checklists and summaries, to facilitate study