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3LOL717

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Best Civil Litigation Guide

Postby 3LOL717 » Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:42 am

I know this is slightly random but does anyone have suggestions on a nutshell or something similar to the supplements used in law school for actual practice? I'm in litigation and as a junior associate a lot of the material I've dealt with related to civ pro and evidence are not subjects I've spent a lot of time thinking about in multiple years and while Google has been helpful, I didn't know if maybe the collective TLS community had a better suggestion. Thanks!

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Re: Best Civil Litigation Guide

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:45 am

Wright & Miller is on Westlaw and ought to be your first stop for civ pro questions.

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Re: Best Civil Litigation Guide

Postby RaceJudicata » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:30 pm

If you are consistently practicing in one jurisdiction, sometimes law firms will have "practice guides." These can be super helpful. One that comes to mind is Jenner & Block practice series. A lot of the docs are Illinois focused, but there are a few that are general fed court focused (I think there is one on SMJ and ERISA lit, if i recall correctly). Other firms may have similar materials.

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Re: Best Civil Litigation Guide

Postby spud3000 » Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:29 pm

State bar associations usually have practice guides for various areas. I would check the local website for CLE, etc.



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