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Friedenthal, Miller, Sexton, and Hershkoff's
Cases and Materials on Civil Procedure 12th Ed.


View an Introduction Video From Author Arthur R. Miller


The Twelfth Edition of this very popular casebook provides a framework for studying the essential and cutting-edge issues of civil procedure in an accessible but rigorous way. The materials are designed to reinforce doctrinal understanding, to foster case reading skills, to encourage critical thinking about the real-world context of procedural decisions, and to help develop a sense of litigation strategy.

The casebook covers all of the major topics that a professor might wish to teach in a first-year course, and can easily be adapted for courses of one- or two-semesters, of different credit hours, and with varied practical or theoretical emphases. A supplement includes all updated Federal Rules, federal statutes and constitutional provisions pertinent to procedure, the pleadings in Twombly and Iqbal, a model case file, a litigation flow-chart, state materials, and other important teaching tools.

New materials include:
  • Notes on the latest Supreme Court cases on general jurisdiction;
  • Materials on the role of virtual contacts in determining personal jurisdiction
  • Notes on the latest Supreme Court cases on diversity jurisdiction and the arising under power
  • Note on the latest Supreme Court case on specialized venue
  • Expanded notes on multidistrict litigation and group litigation
  • Materials on the 2015 amendments to the discovery rules, including e-discovery
  • Materials on the NFL concussion litigation and ascertainability under Rule 23.



Friedenthal, Miller, Sexton, and Hershkoff's
Civil Procedure, Cases and Materials,
Compact 12th Edition for Shorter Courses


View an Introduction Video from Author Arthur R. Miller



Friedenthal, Miller, Sexton, Hershkoff's Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials, Compact 12th Edition for Shorter CoursesThe Compact Twelfth Edition of this very popular casebook is designed for three- or four-credit civil procedure courses. It provides a framework for studying the essential and cutting-edge issues of civil procedure in an accessible but rigorous way. The materials are designed to reinforce doctrinal understanding, to foster case reading skills, to encourage critical thinking and an appreciation of the real-world context of procedural decisions, and to help develop a sense of litigation strategy.

The casebook covers all of the major topics that a professor might wish to teach in a one-semester course of varied practical or theoretical emphases. A supplement provides important teaching material, including all updated Federal Rules, federal statutes and constitutional provisions pertinent to procedure, the pleadings in Twombly and Iqbal, state materials, a litigation flow-chart, and other important teaching tools.

New materials include: notes on Supreme Court cases on general jurisdiction; materials on virtual contacts in personal jurisdiction; extensive materials the 2015 amendments to discovery practice, including e-discovery; the NFL concussion litigation; and, the emergence of multi-district litigation as a significant method of group litigation.


Friedenthal, Miller, Sexton and Hershkoff's
2017-2018 Civil Procedure Supplement for use with all Pleading and Procedure Casebooks


This supplement contains the federal statutes and rules governing procedure, along with comparative state provisions. In some cases, other materials are included, such as notes of advisory committees. The supplement also includes an illustrative problem with sample documents and a litigation flowchart.



Miller and Friedenthal's
Sum & Substance Quick Review on Civil Procedure, 7th


This book provides a comprehensive analysis of civil procedure, convenient for class or exam preparation. It provides clear and concise explanations of legal concepts and terms, along with exam hints, strategies, mnemonics, charts, tables, and study tips. It includes self-testing and diagnostic review questions and case squibs, which are capsule summaries of significant cases identifying important facts, primary issues, and relevant law. It also provides a casebook table, which keys to relevant pages of leading casebooks, and numerous essay and multiple-choice questions with model answers and detailed explanations. A study guide offers suggestions for the critical hours before an exam.

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