LEGL 110#5 - LEGL 110 INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND LITIGATION SPRING 2006 ASSIGNMENT#5 Robert C Brown Jr 1 Pre trial trial and appeal are the three

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LEGL 110 INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND LITIGATION SPRING 2006 ASSIGNMENT #5 Robert C Brown Jr. 1. Pre trial, trial, and appeal are the three basic stages of litigation. 2. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are the rules that govern civil litigation in federal courts. 3. The following are issues to be considered when deciding who to sue; a. The defendant has to be determined not just because he or she caused harm but also on the basis of their finances. b. The parties to a lawsuit must be legally capable of suing and being sued. For instance in some states guardians of minors are the ones who can sue or be sued. c. The plaintiff may need to consider compulsory joinder. 4. The difference between personal jurisdiction and subject matter jurisdiction is that personal jurisdiction is the power of a court to force a person to appear before it, and subject matter jurisdiction is the power of a court to hear a case. 5. The purpose of requiring litigants to first exhaust their administrative remedies gives the administrative agency a chance to resolve problems without the parties having to resort to a lawsuit. 6.
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course LEGL 110 taught by Professor Jackie during the Spring '07 term at Atlantic Cape Community College.

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LEGL 110#5 - LEGL 110 INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND LITIGATION SPRING 2006 ASSIGNMENT#5 Robert C Brown Jr 1 Pre trial trial and appeal are the three

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