This fully-updated text is designed to build the skill sets students need to succeed as members of today's civil litigation teams. NEW YORK CIVIL LITIGATION, 2/e clearly presents legal concepts, emphasizing the details of the litigation process, critical thinking, and hands-on exercises that develop practical law office skills. Students will gain real-world procedural skills, master electronic discovery and court rules; learn how to handle ethical challenges in civil litigation practice; and develop a professional employment portfolio. This edition includes 46 video case studies that illustrate each stage of the litigation process, showing the day-to-day activities of the litigation team preparing and trying a civil case in a real world setting. Extensive assignment-related case materials and documents are provided in the text and online. This popular national text book has been thoroughly revised by New York practitioner and educator, Robert Sarachan, to reflect local court systems, law, process, and procedure.