Civil Procedure Maps
Civil Procedure Maps
Our Maps make Civil Procedure easier to understand, and easier to remember, by showing how the black-letter law fits into the big picture.
Now available for Mac, PC, iPad, and Android. Your purchase includes the three e-maps shown above. Please note that our charts are available in electronic form only.
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Topics covered include:
I. Personal Jurisdiction
Constitutional and Statutory Framework: U.S. Constitution; Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; State Long Arm statutes
Pennoyer v. Neff: In Personam Jurisdiction; In Rem Jurisdiction; Quasi In Rem Jurisdiction
International Shoe v. Washington: Minimum Contacts; General Jurisdiction; Specific Jurisdiction; Internet Test (Pavlovich v. Superior Court); Stream of Commerce; Contracts (choice of forum and choice of law clauses); Effects Test
II. Subject Matter Jurisdiction
Diversity Jurisdiction: Complete Diversity; Amount in Controversy: Supplemental Jurisdiction
Federal Question Jurisdiction
Federal Question Cases
Dismissal/ Forum Non Conveniens
IV. Pleadings and Motions
Pre-Answer Motions: Motion to Dismiss; Motion to Strike; Motion for a More Definite Statement; Timing of Pre-Answer Motions
Joinder: Permissive Joinder of Claims: Rule 18(a); Permissive Counterclaims – Rule 13(b);Compulsory Counterclaims – Rule 13(a); Cross Claims – Rule 13(g); Permissive Joinder of Parties – Rule 20(a); Impleader: Rule 14(a); Compulsory Joinder of Parties for Just Adjudication – Rule 19
Amendments: Rule 15 and the Relation Back Doctrine
Limits to Pleadings: Rule 11
Methods of Discovery: Automatic Disclosures – Rule 26; Request for Admissions – Rule 36; Interrogatories – Rule 33; Depositions – Rules 30 and 31; Document Requests – Rule 34; Examination of Persons – Rule 35
Scope of Discovery: Relevant to Claim or Defense – Rule 26(b)(2); Refusing Disclosure; Work Product – Rule 26(b)(3); Privilege; Protective Orders – Rule 26(c)
Compelling Disclosure: Objection or Motion for Protective Order – Rule 37(a); No Response: Rule 37(d)
VI. Former Adjudication/ Res Judicata