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Redzo
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Civil procedure cases

Postby Redzo » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:18 pm

Just curious if everybody's civil procedure classes are using many recent cases, or if mine is unusual. We've had to read quite a few recent opinions that were not in the textbook, such as Goodyear, Nicastro, uBid v. Go Daddy, Twombly, and now Iqbal.

It is kinda nice to read such recent decisions, as opposed to being in Contracts and everything being a writ of assumpsit from 1834.

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Re: Civil procedure cases

Postby NoleinNY » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:23 pm

Yep. Got'em.

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Re: Civil procedure cases

Postby lzyovrachievr » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:59 pm

Read all of those except the Go Daddy case.

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Re: Civil procedure cases

Postby 5ky » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:02 pm

You will typically find that the cases you read for a statutory course are a bit more recent than for common law.

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Re: Civil procedure cases

Postby Michael_Vick » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:22 pm

Twombly and Iqbal.

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Re: Civil procedure cases

Postby shoeshine » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:24 pm

Read all except Go-daddy.

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Re: Civil procedure cases

Postby SilverE2 » Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:30 pm

Actually both of my civ pro and contracts classes use very recent cases.

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Re: Civil procedure cases

Postby Stringer Bell » Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:07 pm

shoeshine wrote:Read all except Go-daddy.


+1

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Re: Civil procedure cases

Postby Gecko of Doom » Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:14 pm

Michael_Vick wrote:Twombly and Iqbal.

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Re: Civil procedure cases

Postby Sandro » Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:25 pm

Do any of your Civ Pro professors go into detail about each supreme court justice on these cases? I feel like I will have to basically work in a biography of each justice on my exam into personal jurisdiction.

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Re: Civil procedure cases

Postby Redzo » Fri Oct 07, 2011 1:46 pm

Sandro wrote:Do any of your Civ Pro professors go into detail about each supreme court justice on these cases? I feel like I will have to basically work in a biography of each justice on my exam into personal jurisdiction.


Yeah, I feel you on that. My Civ Pro professor is a total procedure geek (clerked for a judge on the Standing Committee on the Rules of Practice and Procedure) and she really gets in to these cases. Especially in Nicastro, where she expects us to know what Kennedy's plurality opinion said and also what Breyer and Alito's concurrence held. In other cases she wants us to reference certain Justices as well.

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Re: Civil procedure cases

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Fri Oct 07, 2011 1:50 pm

Gecko of Doom wrote:
Michael_Vick wrote:Twombly and Iqbal.

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Re: Civil procedure cases

Postby Sandro » Sat Oct 08, 2011 12:17 pm

Redzo wrote:
Sandro wrote:Do any of your Civ Pro professors go into detail about each supreme court justice on these cases? I feel like I will have to basically work in a biography of each justice on my exam into personal jurisdiction.


Yeah, I feel you on that. My Civ Pro professor is a total procedure geek (clerked for a judge on the Standing Committee on the Rules of Practice and Procedure) and she really gets in to these cases. Especially in Nicastro, where she expects us to know what Kennedy's plurality opinion said and also what Breyer and Alito's concurrence held. In other cases she wants us to reference certain Justices as well.



our prof clerked for a current sc justice , woosahh.

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Re: Civil procedure cases

Postby ahduth » Sat Oct 08, 2011 5:02 pm

Redzo wrote:Just curious if everybody's civil procedure classes are using many recent cases, or if mine is unusual. We've had to read quite a few recent opinions that were not in the textbook, such as Goodyear, Nicastro, uBid v. Go Daddy, Twombly, and now Iqbal.

It is kinda nice to read such recent decisions, as opposed to being in Contracts and everything being a writ of assumpsit from 1834.


Goodyear and Nicastro; maybe we'll read Iqbal (we're slooooow). Go Daddy and Twombly aren't in the book, so presumably we won't.




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