Weissenberger's Federal Civil Procedure 2017-18 Litigation Manual

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Weissenberger’s Federal Civil Procedure Litigation Manual offers a practical guide to the intricacies of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Written by Glen Weissenberger, author of the Evidence Courtroom Manual series and A.J. Stephani, noted civil procedure professor and author, Federal Civil Litigation Procedure Manual contains the complete text of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Each rule is then individually annotated with insightful commentary, additional supporting authorities, and recent significant cases. The manual was specifically designed to aid both the legal practitioner and judge, and is updated annually to encompass changes in the Rules or supporting case law.

Features include:

The complete text of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Insightful Commentary in clear prose delineates the practical meanings of each Rule
Additional Authority suggests additional research tools
Recent Significant Cases offers a list of current judicial interpretations of each Rule

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Table of Contents

FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE

TITLE I. SCOPE OF RULES; FORM OF ACTION

Ch. 1  Scope and Purpose

Ch. 2  One Form of Action

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

Ch. 3  Commencing an Action

Ch. 4  Summons

Ch. 4.1  Serving Other Process

Ch. 5  Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

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

Ch. 5.2  Privacy Protection for Filings Made With the Court

Ch. 6  Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers


TITLE III. PLEADINGS AND MOTIONS

Ch. 7 Pleadings Allowed; Form of Motions and Other Papers

Ch. 7.1 Disclosure Statement

Ch. 8 General Rules of Pleading

Ch. 9 Pleading Special Matters

Ch. 10 Form of Pleadings

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

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

Ch. 13 Counterclaim and Crossclaim

Ch. 14 Third-Party Practice

Ch. 15 Amended and Supplemental Pleadings

Ch. 16 Pretrial Conferences; Scheduling; Management


TITLE IV. PARTIES

Ch. 17 Plaintiff and Defendant; Capacity; Public Officers

Ch. 18 Joinder of Claims

Ch. 19 Required Joinder of Parties

Ch. 20 Permissive Joinder of Parties

Ch. 21 Misjoinder and Nonjoinder of Parties

Ch. 22 Interpleader

Ch. 23 Class Actions

Ch. 23.1 Derivative Actions

Ch. 23.2 Actions Relating to Unincorporated Associations

Ch. 24 Intervention

Ch. 25 Substitution of Parties


TITLE V. DISCLOSURE AND DISCOVERY

Ch. 26 Duty to Disclose; General Provisions Governing Discovery

Ch. 27 Depositions to Perpetuate Testimony

Ch. 28 Persons Before Whom Depositions May Be Taken

Ch. 29 Stipulations About Discovery Procedure

Ch. 30 Depositions by Oral Examination

Ch. 31 Depositions by Written Questions

Ch. 32 Using Depositions in Court Proceedings

Ch. 33 Interrogatories to Parties

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

Ch. 35 Physical and Mental Examinations

Ch. 36 Requests for Admission

Ch. 37 Failure to Make Disclosures or to Cooperate in Discovery; Sanctions


TITLE VI. TRIALS

Ch. 38 Right to a Jury Trial; Demand

Ch. 39 Trial by Jury or by the Court

Ch. 40 Scheduling Cases for Trial

Ch. 41 Dismissal of Actions

Ch. 42 Consolidation; Separate Trials

Ch. 43 Taking Testimony

Ch. 44 Proving an Official Record

Ch. 44.1 Determining Foreign Law

Ch. 45 Subpoena

Ch. 46 Objecting to a Ruling or Order

Ch. 47 Selecting Jurors

Ch. 48 Number of Jurors; Verdict

Ch. 49 Special Verdict; General Verdict and Questions

Ch. 50 Judgment as a Matter of Law in a Jury Trial; Related Motion for a New Trial; Conditional Ruling

Ch. 51 Instructions to the Jury; Objections; Preserving a Claim of

Ch. 52 Findings and Conclusions by the Court; Judgment on Partial Findings

Ch. 53 Masters


TITLE VII. JUDGMENT

Ch. 54 Judgments; Costs

Ch. 55 Default; Default Judgment

Ch. 56 Summary Judgment

Ch. 57 Declaratory Judgment

Ch. 58 Entering Judgment

Ch. 59 New Trial; Altering or Amending a Judgment

Ch. 60 Relief from a Judgment or Order

Ch. 61 Harmless Error

Ch. 62 Stay of Proceedings to Enforce a Judgment
Ch. 62.1 Indicative Ruling on a Motion for Relief That is Barred by a Pending Appeal
Ch. 63 Judge’s Inability to Proceed

TITLE VIII. PROVISIONAL AND FINAL REMEDIES

Ch. 64 Seizing a Person or Property

Ch. 65 Injunctions and Restraining Orders

Ch. 65.1 Proceedings Against a Surety

Ch. 66 Receivers

Ch. 67 Deposit into Court

Ch. 68 Offer of Judgment

Ch. 69 Execution

Ch. 70 Enforcing a Judgment for a Specific Act

Ch. 71 Enforcing Relief For or Against a Nonparty


TITLE IX SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS

Ch. 71.1 Condemning Real or Personal Property

Ch. 72 Magistrate Judges; Pretrial Order

Ch. 73 Magistrate Judges; Trial by Consent; Appeal


TITLE X. DISTRICT COURTS AND CLERKS: CONDUCTING BUSINESS; ISSUING ORDERS

Ch. 77 Conducting Business; Clerk’s Authority; Notice of an Order or Judgment

Ch. 78 Hearing Motions; Submission on Briefs

Ch. 79 Records Kept by the Clerk

Ch. 80 Stenographic Transcript as Evidence


TITLE XI. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Ch. 81 Applicability of the Rules in General; Removed Actions

Ch. 82 Jurisdiction and Venue Unaffected

Ch. 83 Rules by District Courts; Judge’s Directives

Ch. 84 Forms

Ch. 85 Title

Ch. 86 Effective Dates


APPENDICES

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Supplemental Rules For Certain Admiralty and Maritime Claims

Appendix of Forms

Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure

Table to Calculate Number of Days