Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure 2018

Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure 2018
Title:
Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure, December 1, 2018
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Paperback
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052-070-07756-5
ISBN:
9780160949890
Description

These rules govern the procedure in all civil actions and proceedings in the United States district courts, except as stated in Rule 81. The rules should be construed, administered, and employed by the court and the parties to secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding. 

In this booklet, you will find the process for commencing an action, pleadings, motions, summons, and orders. Additionally you will find procedural information about pretrial conferences and hearings, rights to a trial jury, jury selection, roles of the plaintiff and defendant, types of class actions, duty to disclose, including disclosure of expert testimony, trial preparation materials, using depositions in court proceedings, appeals, and more.

Table of Contents

Foreword .............................................................................................................. III

Authority for promulgation of rules .................................................................... V

Historical note ..................................................................................................... VII

RULES TITLE I. SCOPE OF RULES; FORM OF ACTION

Rule 1. Scope and Purpose ............................................................................. 1

Rule 2. One Form of Action ........................................................................... 1

TITLE II. COMMENCING AN ACTION; SERVICE OF PROCESS, PLEADINGS, MOTIONS, AND ORDERS

Rule 3. Commencing an Action ...................................................................... 1

Rule 4. Summons ........................................................................................... 1

Rule 4.1. Serving Other Process ..................................................................... 8

Rule 5. Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers ................................ 8

Rule 5.1. Constitutional Challenge to a Statute—Notice, Certification, and Intervention ...................................................................................... 11

Rule 5.2. Privacy Protection For Filings Made with the Court ..................... 11

Rule 6. Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers ................ 12

TITLE III. PLEADINGS AND MOTIONS

Rule 7. Pleadings Allowed; Form of Motions and Other Papers .................... 14

Rule 7.1. Disclosure Statement ...................................................................... 14

Rule 8. General Rules of Pleading ................................................................. 15

Rule 9. Pleading Special Matters ................................................................... 16

Rule 10. Form of Pleadings ............................................................................ 17

Rule 11. Signing Pleadings, Motions, and Other Papers; Representations to the Court; Sanctions ......................................................................... 17

Rule 12. Defenses and Objections: When and How Presented; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Consolidating Motions; Waiving Defenses; Pretrial Hearing ................................................................ 19

Rule 13. Counterclaim and Crossclaim .......................................................... 21

Rule 14. Third-Party Practice ........................................................................ 22

Rule 15. Amended and Supplemental Pleadings ............................................ 23

Rule 16. Pretrial Conferences; Scheduling; Management .............................. 25

TITLE IV. PARTIES Rule 17. Plaintiff and Defendant; Capacity; Public Officers .......................... 27

Rule 18. Joinder of Claims ............................................................................. 28

Rule 19. Required Joinder of Parties ............................................................. 28

Rule 20. Permissive Joinder of Parties .......................................................... 29

Rule 21. Misjoinder and Nonjoinder of Parties .............................................. 30

Rule 22. Interpleader ...................................................................................... 30

Rule 23. Class Actions .................................................................................... 30

Rule 23.1. Derivative Actions ......................................................................... 35

Rule 23.2. Actions Relating to Unincorporated Associations ......................... 35

Rule 24. Intervention ..................................................................................... 36

Rule 25. Substitution of Parties .................................................................... 36

TITLE V. DISCLOSURES AND DISCOVERY

Rule 26. Duty to Disclose; General Provisions Governing Discovery ............ 37

Rule 27. Depositions to Perpetuate Testimony .............................................. 46

Rule 28. Persons Before Whom Depositions May Be Taken ........................... 47

Rule 29. Stipulations About Discovery Procedure ......................................... 48

Rule 30. Depositions by Oral Examination .................................................... 48

Rule 31. Depositions by Written Questions .................................................... 52

Rule 32. Using Depositions in Court Proceedings .......................................... 53

Rule 33. Interrogatories to Parties ................................................................ 55

Rule 34. Producing Documents, Electronically Stored Information, and Tangible Things, or Entering onto Land, for Inspection and Other Purposes ............................................................................................ 56 

Audience

Magistrate judges, civil attorneys, paralegal professions, Court clerk office staff, and others involved in the Civil Court system may be interested in this reference booklet. Additionally, corporations, nonprofit organizations, citizens, and law degree students pursuing coursework for civil law degrees may be interested in these rules. Law libraries and public libraries should have a copy of this volume available for their patrons.

Product Details

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Publisher:
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Key Phrases:
  • Civil Procedure
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Record Creation Date:
12/13/2018
Last Status Update:
06/17/2019
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