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Civil Procedure: Prior Judgments
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  • Video ~ Civil Procedure 9 -- Prior Judgments


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" Res Judicata" is the principle that a matter may not, generally, be relitigated once it has been judged on the merits.

  • Video ~ Issue Preclusion (Res Judicata)
What is "Issue Preclusion"? This video discusses the principle that when an issue of fact or law has been adjudicated in one court, it may preclude the same or other parties from re-litigating the same issue of law or fact.

  • Video ~ Res Judicata ~ Claim Preclusion
What is "Claim Preclusion"? This video discusses the principle that when a case ends on its merits in a civil litigation, the parties are barred from re-litigating the same case in another court.



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