Federal Civil Litigation in the First Circuit
Your Trusted Ally For First Circuit Practice
A unique ally in pursuing or defending your federal civil cases and appeals, Federal Civil Litigation in the First Circuit gives you authority and insight into the many aspects of federal civil practice. From the threshold dispositive motion through civil appellate practice, this manual guides you through the phases of litigation. Each chapter is full of case citations-over 1,000 cases-cited as well as federal rules authority and advice specific to practice in the First Circuit. Featured chapters offer you valuable information on practice within the various districts within the First Circuit; the Districts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine and Puerto Rico. Selected exhibits, including sample forms, critical standing orders, checklists and selected references get you the information you need to practice knowledgeably.
The editors of this practical guide to First Circuit practice have carefully selected federal court practitioners who collectively have hundreds of years of experience in First Circuit courtrooms, trying and appealing cases that have made legal history!
Update: July 2017
Thank you for choosing to update your federal civil litigation law library with this third edition of Federal Civil Litigation in the First Circuit.
- See Chapter 1 for summaries of eight federal decisions on the topic of employment discrimination law.
- See Chapter 3 for discussion of recent developments relative to discov-ery.
- See Chapter 5 for an interesting treatment of the impact of foreign ju-risdictions on Rule 11 sanctions.
- See Chapter 6 for information on the doctrine of verbal completeness, where a statement is offered against a defendant as an admission.
- See Chapter 9 for new commentary relative to arbitration and its impact on case management.
This is just a small sample of the updates to be found in the third edition.
We at MCLE trust that you will find this new material to be useful in your feder-al civil litigation practice, and valuable in keeping your law library current.
Maryanne G. Jensen, Esq., MCLE Director of Publications
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