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Need a Civ Pro Supplement

Postby TTH » Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:18 pm

Does anyone know if there's a supplement keyed to the Fruedenthal casebook? I'm going to pick up Glannon's E&E, but I'd like to double up because my Civ Pro prof is all over the place.


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Re: Need a Civ Pro Supplement

Postby lawstudent21 » Tue Aug 31, 2010 6:55 pm

Everything you need to know about Civ Pro can be found in Glannon's book. No other supplemental books even come close to the clairy he provides. If you feel like the E&E isn't enough, give Glannon's Learning Civ Pro through Multiple Choice Questions.

Try not to focus on following your prof too much right now. If you spend some quality time learning what Glannon offers you should be better able to follow along with the classroom discussion.


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Re: Need a Civ Pro Supplement

Postby rejectmaster » Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:07 pm

there is a friedenthal hornbook, i was gifted it by an older student but i haven't even looked at it yet

not that i would know how to assess its quality anyway

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Re: Need a Civ Pro Supplement

Postby JPeavy44 » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:00 pm

Glannon's E&E is seriously the best supplement out there, it is GOLD.


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Re: Need a Civ Pro Supplement

Postby Aqualibrium » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:08 pm

Acing Civil Procedure (and for that matter the whole acing series (except for torts) is probably the best book most people have never heard of.


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Re: Need a Civ Pro Supplement

Postby LoriBelle » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:18 pm

I enjoyed the Friedenthal/Kane/Miller hornbook. I found it very clear and helpful, especially when learning about jurisdictional issues. It was recommended by my professor, which is why I bought it.

However, I've also heard awesome things about E&Es, which seem more accessible to the average law student and provide, you know, examples and explanations and stuff. I probably should have bought it, but I just never got around to it.

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Re: Need a Civ Pro Supplement

Postby MrKappus » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:19 pm

I really really liked the Friedenthal hornbook, but the Glannon E&E is still TCR. Also, if you can find case briefs keyed to your text, those are money for pulling BLL out of dense readings.

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Re: Need a Civ Pro Supplement

Postby superberry » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:42 pm

I'm assuming if one of the authors of the Hornbook is your prof, you should buy it, yes?

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Re: Need a Civ Pro Supplement

Postby Zugzwang » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:44 pm

Friedenthal on Civ Pro.

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Re: Need a Civ Pro Supplement

Postby apper123 » Tue Aug 31, 2010 11:10 pm

Glannon matches up very well with the Friedenthal casebook. The hornbook Friedenthal wrote is quite good, but generally will go into more depth than you need. I would only go to it if you are especially struggling with something specific. I barely used it at all.

I did not find Acing Civ Pro to be useful at all, but I know many who did.

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