This unique book guides you to native pro excellence in using legal terms of Civil Procedure, enabling you to write and translate legal texts in this practice area in English.
Dictionaries tell you the equivalent of a legal term in another language, and this book tells you how native professionals use legal terms of civil procedure. So, by reading and regulary consulting this book, you can achieve native pro excellence in legal English.
This book guides you to native pro excellence in using 133 civil procedure terms. Knowledge is presented in a clear-cut and user-friendly manner, by sentence patters and sample sentences, for example:
(1) person + seek + sum + in damages
for example: The parents are seeking (sum) in damages for their injuries.
(2) person + file + motion + for order
for example: If you filed a request for an order, the court will consider the request.
(3) person + provide + documentary + evidence + to verb1
for example: Employers must be able to produce sufficient documentary evidence to substantiate the attestation in the event of an investigation.
(4) person + stated + in defense + that + subject + verb
for example: Where the defendant states in his defense that he has paid to the claimant the amount claimed...
(5) judge + reach + conclusion + on the basis of balance of probability + that + subject + verb
for example: The county court judge, having reached the conclusion, on the basis of a balance of probability, that a fraudulent statement had been made...
(6) court + award + sum
for example: The court, in its discretion, may award reasonable attorneys' fees and costs of suit to the prevailing party.
(7) person + seek + stay + of judgment
for example: Defendants sought a stay of the judgment from the district court, pending final resolution of this appeal.
(8) held, dismissing the appeal, that + subject + verb
for exmple: Held, dismissing the appeal, that the defenses pleaded by the appellant failed.
And many more on 157 pages...
Just one reading and you already have a good understanding of how to use the particular term, serving as a model to create similar sentences.
This 157 page (A4 size) book describes the following parts of civil procedure and all terms in use in these parts of this practice area:
Introduction to Civil Procedure
1 The court and its jurisdiction
2 Court action terms
3 Expressing purpose in civil proceedings
4 Name of court action
5 Conditions for trial
5.1 Conditions relating to persons
5.2 Conditions relating to time – statute of limitation
6 Representation and acting on one’ own
6.1.1Person with representation
6.1.2 Person without representation
6.2 Court acting on its own initiative
7 The hearing in general
8 The jury
9 Describing and providing notice of the claim
10 Court documents
11 Service of documents
12 Responding to claims
13 Admission and denial
14 Defending your case
15 Establishing facts of the case
15.2 Admissibility and inadmissibility of evidence
15.3 Evidence and underlying facts communicated
15.4 Degrees of weight of evidence
17 Establishing facts by the court
18 Court rulings
18.1.1 Court rulings in noun form
18.1.2 Court rulings in verb form
18.2 Content of court decisions
18.2.1 Court permitting
18.2.2 Court prescribing
18.2.3 Court prohibiting
18.2.4 Court putting forth its determination of a case
19.1 Court decision permitting
19.2 Court decision prescribing
19.3 Court decision prohibiting
19.4 Court decision putting forth content
20 Winning / losing a lawsuit
20.1 Winning a lawsuit
20.2 Losing a lawsuit
21 Court decisions and force
21.1 Final force
21.2 Nonfinal force
22 Enforcement and nonenforcement of judgment
22.1 Enforcement of judgment
22.2 Nonenforcement of judgment
23 Compliance and noncompliance with judgment
23.1 Compliance with judgment
23.2 Noncompliance with judgment
24 The appellate process
24.1 Results of appeal – a successful appeal
24.2 Results of appeal – an unsuccessful appeal
24.3 Other results of appeal
25 Ending of court action
all terms in use in the above topics, so by reading this book, you can have civil procedural law as one of your specialisations.
Written by a legal terminologist and legal translator having completed a Yale law course, and proofread by an U.S. attorney (with a law degree from Yale), this book describes civil procedure in a detailed and comprehensive manner.
The preface to the book was written by an Oxford Law Professor, who confirmed it as being a "masterly work".
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