Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

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Pub Date: 2015

ISBN 13:

Publisher: CALI's eLangdell® Press

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Scope of Rules; Form of Action
  • Chapter 2: Commencing an Action; Service of Process, Pleadings, Motions, and Orders
  • Chapter 3: Pleadings and Motions
  • Chapter 4: Parties
  • Chapter 5: Disclosures and Discovery
  • Chapter 6: Trials
  • Chapter 7: Judgment
  • Chapter 8: Provisional and Final Remedies
  • Chapter 9: Special Proceedings
  • Chapter 10: District Courts and Clerks: Conduction Business; Issuing Orders
  • Chapter 11: General Provisions
  • Chapter 12: Appendix of Forms

About the Book

Civil procedure consists of the rules by which courts conduct civil trials. In the U.S., civil procedure usually takes the form of a series of rules and judicial practices. The federal courts follow the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

These rules govern the conduct of all criminal proceedings brought in Federal courts.

Our Federal Rules ebooks include:

  • The complete rules as of December 1, 2014 (for the 2015 edition).
  • All notes of the Advisory Committee following each rule.
  • Internal links to rules referenced within the rules.
  • External links to the LII website's version of the US Code.

About the Contributors


Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School