A concise and student-friendly study guide, Inside Civil Procedure: What Matters and Why helps students to become more engaged in the course by offering clear explanations that demystify the material without oversimplifying it. it also offers explicit pedagogical features that include graphics, Sidebars, and Frequently Asked Questions, among others, To guide comprehension and reinforce learning. Along with an attractive two-color page design, Inside Civil Procedure: What Matters and Why features: clear explanations of each major topic in Civil Procedure dynamic pedagogical elements that enhance learning and facilitate use: Overviews that briefly introduce and position the topic of each chapter within the context of the course, To convey to students what the topic is about and why it matters FAQs, or frequently asked questions, with straightforward answers that address common mistakes and misconceptions Sidebars that explain terminology, offer additional insights, and provide study tips and practice pointers charts, photos, and other visual material that illustrate concepts Key terms are highlighted and defined in context Chapter summaries, a list of key points to remind students of the essentials Connections, brief sections at the end of each chapter that connect the material just covered to topics in other chapters and in chapters to followshowing students the interconnected structure of the law's framework clear and informal writing style that enables students to understand not only the rules, but also what makes them interesting and important Readable and concise, Inside Civil Procedure: What Matters and Why emphasizes the essential components of Civil Procedure and how they fit together while providing multiple platforms for testing and reinforcing student understanding and retention of key concepts and rules. *A Teacher's Manual may be available for this book. Teacher's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Aspen Publishers at 800-950-5259 or email@example.com.Erichson, Howard is the author of 'Inside Civil Procedure: What Matters and Why (Inside Series)', published 2009 under ISBN 9780735564084 and ISBN 0735564086.