Procedural Law Textbooks

Read more about Professional Responsibility: An Open-Source Casebook

Professional Responsibility: An Open-Source Casebook

Contributors: Frye and Schiller

Publisher: Brian L. Frye & Elizabeth Schiller

We wanted this casebook to be as easy to use and understand as possible. Accordingly, we included not only cases, but also the text of the rules and restatements, as well as concise explanations of the relevant law. Each chapter of the book addresses a different issue, in the following format. First, it clearly and concisely explains the relevant law governing that issue. Then provides the relevant text of any statutes, Model Rules, sections of the Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers, or other sources, with a link to an open-source versions of the full text, when available. It provides one or more heavily edited cases intended to illustrate the application of the law at issue, with a link to an open-source version of the full text of the case. Each case is preceded by a brief summary of its facts, reasoning, and holding, and followed by questions intended to indicate subjects for further investigation or discussion. And finally, it includes citations to law review articles and other materials relevant to the law at issue, with links to open-source versions of those materials, when available.

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Read more about Introduction to Criminal Investigation: Processes, Practices and Thinking

Introduction to Criminal Investigation: Processes, Practices and Thinking

Contributors: Gehl and Plecas

Publisher: BCcampus

Introduction to Criminal Investigation, Processes, Practices, and Thinking is a teaching text designed to assist the student in developing their own structured mental map of processes, practices, and thinking to conduct criminal investigations.

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Read more about Civil Procedure: Pleading

Civil Procedure: Pleading

Contributor: Levin

Publisher: CALI's eLangdell® Press

This chapter covers the Civil Procedure topic of Pleading: The Plaintiff‘s Complaint. The chapter takes approximately four class periods to cover in detail. The student is exposed to cases, presented with questions that are designed to both guide class discussion and to help the student focus his reading of the materials, pleadings from cases, and the applicable Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

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Read more about Computer-Aided Exercises in Civil Procedure - 7th Edition

Computer-Aided Exercises in Civil Procedure - 7th Edition

Contributors: Park and McFarland

Publisher: CALI's eLangdell® Press

The sixth edition, first published as an ebook, and this seventh edition carry forward the philosophy and structure of the earlier editions. This book is not a comprehensive treatise on the subject of civil procedure, yet it provides a mixture of expository text, cases, and self-testing questions in nearly all of the major areas of the subject.

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Read more about Evidence: Jury Impeachment

Evidence: Jury Impeachment

Contributor: Miller

Publisher: CALI's eLangdell® Press

The anti-jury impeachment rule, contained in Federal Rule of Evidence 606(b) and state counterparts, is a rule preventing the admission of jury testimony or statements in connection with an inquiry into the validity of the verdict, subject to certain exceptions. Through a series of cases and hypotheticals drawn from actual cases, this chapter gives readers a roadmap for how to address any jury impeachment issue in practice.

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Read more about Evidence: Rape Shield Rule

Evidence: Rape Shield Rule

Contributor: Miller

Publisher: CALI's eLangdell® Press

The Rape Shield Rule, contained in Federal Rule of Evidence 412 and state counterparts is a Rule preventing the admission of evidence concerning the sexual predisposition and behavior of an alleged victim of sexual misconduct, subject to certain exceptions. Through a series of cases and hypotheticals drawn from actual cases, this chapter gives readers a roadmap for how to address any Rape Shield Rule issue in practice.

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Read more about Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure

Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure

Contributors: Cromar and Lawless

Publisher: CALI's eLangdell® Press

The Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure appear in the Appendix to Title 11 of the United State Code. This publication was made with data provided by the United States government on the Office of Law Revision Counsel Bulk US Code. This title is current through July 31, 2014.

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Read more about Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure

Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure

Publisher: CALI's eLangdell® Press

This series of Federal Rules books, consisting of the Federal Rules of Evidence, Criminal Procedure and Civil Procedure, are powered by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School, and created in partnership with The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI).These rules govern the conduct of all criminal proceedings brought in Federal courts.

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Federal Rules of Evidence

Publisher: CALI's eLangdell® Press

These are the Federal Rules of Evidence (FRE) as effective December 01, 2016. The FRE govern the introduction of evidence in civil and criminal trials in United States federal courts. These Rules are often the foundation for the standard upper level law school course in Evidence.

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Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Publisher: CALI's eLangdell® Press

These are the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) as amended to December 01, 2016. The FRCP govern civil proceedings in the United States district courts and are often the foundation for the standard 1L law school course, Civil Procedure.

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