Civil Procedure

Civil Procedure - a rule of law does not sit in a vacuum o...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Civil Procedure: Introduction 29/08/2007 10:49:00 Professor Allan’s Contact Info: Home Phone: (212) 260-4217 School Email:  Richard.allen@brooklaw.edu Home Email: nicrag@aol.com Grades:  Exam is not open book Based on mandatory curve Briefs: Procedural     : (Process of litigation) Is there a motion? Has there been a trial? Facts     : Material and relevant facts Issue     : Question the court must face Holding: Rational the court uses for the decision Rule     : Outcome of the case Broad and subsidorary rules Is there any dicta in the case? Must understand where the law is coming from; logically pragmatically reasoning
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: a rule of law does not sit in a vacuum o based on relevant and material facts case law - body of law based on opinions and rulings. Based on relevant and material facts- procedural rules protects the relevant and material facts. Hard to de substantive law- defines rights and duties of ordinary citizens with our rights and duties with each other. procedural law- protect maintain redress when substantive rule is violated or is threatened to be violated. 29/08/2007 10:49:00 29/08/2007 10:49:00...
View Full Document

Page1 / 4

Civil Procedure - a rule of law does not sit in a vacuum o...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online