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Civil Procedure: A Guide for the Busy 1L   Tags: civil procedure, federal, first year subjects  

This guide provides information about a variety of electronic and textual resources that can help you learn civil procedure.
Last Updated: Jun 15, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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CALI Lessons

CALI lessons allow you to work through issues in civil procedure in an interactive format in which you answer questions and explain your reasoning.  If you are confused or have questions about an issue, a CALI lesson may provide a quick way to test and improve your knowledge.

Here are a few Civil Procedure Lessons that are helpful for 1Ls. A complete list of Civil Procedure Lessons is available at the CALI website


Sources on Civil Procedure and Legal Ethics


Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute)

To download a PDF of the FRCP, click here.


To download a PDF of the New York Rules of Professional Conduct, click here.

Restatement (Third) The Law Governing Lawyers, §§ 1-93

Restatement (Third) The Law Governing Lawyers, §§ 94-135


Study Aids for Civil Procedure

Hornbooks and other study aids provide additional perspectives and clarifications to your assigned reading. Do not rely on them exclusively.

Unless otherwise noted all these Texts are located in the Law Library's Study Aids collection, which is located in the bookcase on your right as you enter the Law Library.

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Spencer's Acing Civil Procedure - A. Benjamin Spencer
Call Number: KF8841 .S654 2011
ISBN: 9780314276070
Publication Date: 2011-09-23

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Mastering Civil Procedure - David Charles Hricik
Call Number: KF8841 .H75 2011
ISBN: 9781594609886
Publication Date: 2011-06-01

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Civil Procedure - Jack H. Friedenthal; Mary Kay Kane; Arthur R. Miller
Call Number: KF8840 .F72 2005
ISBN: 0314156119
Publication Date: 2005-05-01
This text is located on the fourth floor of the Law Library.

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Civil Procedure - Joseph W. Glannon
Call Number: KF8839 .G58 2008
ISBN: 9780735570337
Publication Date: 2008-05-07

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Principles of Civil Procedure Concise Hornbook - Kevin M. Clermont
Call Number: KF8840 .C54 2009
ISBN: 9780314190505
Publication Date: 2008-12-19

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Civil Procedure - Linda S. Mullenix
Call Number: KF8841 .M782 2007
ISBN: 9780314180681
Publication Date: 2007-09-01

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Civil Procedure in a Nutshell, 7th - Mary Kay Kane
Call Number: KF8841 .K36 2013
ISBN: 9780314285881
Publication Date: 2013

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Civil Procedure - Samuel Issacharoff
Call Number: KF8840 .I87 2012
ISBN: 9781609300364
Publication Date: 2011-11-16

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Civil Procedure - Steven Emanuel
Call Number: KF8841 .E524 2011
ISBN: 9780735508149
Publication Date: 2011-06-07


Some Good Study Aids for Legal Ethics

If you are looking for resources on Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility please refer to this guide.


Koren AV Resources on Civil Procedure

The Koren AV Center, located on the Fifth floor of the Law Library, provides audio lectures on Civil Procedure

Civil Procedure - Richard D. Freer
Call Number: KF8840 .F698 2009
ISBN: 9780314199782
Publication Date: 2009-02-03

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Audio on Civil Procedure - Arthur R. Miller
Call Number: KF8840 .M55 2010
ISBN: 9780314207159
Publication Date: 2010-10-15

Charles B. Sears Law Library • O'Brian Hall • North Campus • Buffalo, NY 14260 • ph:716-645-2047

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