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Civil Procedure: Pleadings
Free Extracts from the Civil Procedure Course
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  • Video ~ Civil Procedure 5 -- Pleadings
This voice narrated slideshow presents information regarding "Pleadings" (i.e. formal written statements filed with the courts).

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  • Video ~ General Pleading Requirements

  • Video ~ Counterclaims
What are counterclaims in federal court? This video discusses compulsory and permissive counterclaims in federal civil actions.

  • Video ~ Impleader
Video provides information regarding "Impleader" (i.e. where a defendant may join a third party to the litigation who may be liable for the plaintiff's claim against the defendant).

  • Video ~ Answer to the Complaint
Videos provides information regarding how a defendant can answer to a complaint (against the defendant) in a federal court.

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