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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Zuckerman on Civil Procedure: Principles and Practice 3rd ed isbn 9781847039606

Zuckerman on Civil Procedure: Principles of Practice 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780421919105
ISBN: 0421919108
New Edition ISBN: 9781847039606
Previous Edition ISBN: 0406948984
Published: September 2006
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Civil Procedure: General Principles provides a coherent and detailed account of litigation under the Civil Procedure Rules system. It helps practitioners understand how the courts interpret and apply the Rules, the principles that govern the exercise of judicial discretion, how judges exercise their extensive case management powers and what these mean for the conduct of litigation.

  • Presents a clear and thematic analysis of the law of civil procedure
  • Helps practitioners understand the relationship between individual Rules and general principles
  • Complements The White Book and other civil procedure manuals
  • Explains the significance of leading cases
  • Highlights current trends in judicial thinking
  • Draws attention to inconsistencies and problems that are likely to be encountered in practice - and suggests solutions
  • Supplies authoritative analysis - the first edition has been cited in many Court of Appeal cas

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Courts and Procedure
The overriding objective.
The right to fair trial.
Commencement of proceedings.
Defendant's acknowledgement of service, admission and challenge to the jurisdiction.
Statements of case - defining the controversy.
The application procedure.
Disposal without trial.
Interim Remedies - injunctions, interim payment, security for costs.
Court management and party compliance.
Procedural tracks.
Joining claims and parties.
Discontinuance and stays.
Legal professional privilege.
Without prejudice communications.
The privilege against self incrimination.
Public interest immunity.
Witness statements.
Experts and assessors.
Trial and evidence.
Judgment and orders.
Finality of litigation.
Obtaining protection from costs by CPR 36 and offers to settle.