Weissenberger's Federal Civil Procedure Litigation Manual

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LexisNexis, May 23, 2012 - Law - 802 pages
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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
•   Official Forms, relevant United States Code provisions, and Proposed Amendment to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are also included

 

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Contents

A COMPLETE SYNOPSIS FOR EACH CHAPTER APPEARS
75
Chapter
81
One Form of Action
89
Summons
4
Privacy Protection For Filings Made with the Court
14
Computing and Extending Time Time for Motion Papers
14
TITLE III
20
Pleadings Allowed Form of Motions and Other Papers
21
Producing Documents Electronically Stored Information and Tangible Things or Entering onto Land for Inspection and Other Purposes
26
Physical and Mental Examinations
33
Requests for Admission
36
Failure to Make Disclosures or to Cooperate in Discovery Sanctions
43
TITLE VI
17
Right to a Jury Trial Demand
18
Trial by Jury or by the Court
25
Scheduling Cases for Trial
31

Disclosure Statement
4
General Rules of Pleading
6
Pleading Special Matters
22
Form of Pleadings
31
Signing Pleadings Motions and Other Papers Representations to the Court Sanctions
38
Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers
5
Counterclaim and Crossclaim
25
ThirdParty Practice
42
Amended and Supplemental Pleadings
50
Pretrial Conferences Scheduling Management
65
TITLE IV
1
Plaintiff and Defendant Capacity Public Officers
2
J oinder of Claims
18
Required Joinder of Parties 20 Permissive Joinder of Parties
20
Misjoinder and Nonjoinder of Parties
35
Interpleader
38
Class Actions
48
Derivative Actions
78
Actions Relating to Unincorporated Associations
81
Intervention
87
Substitution of Parties
100
TITLE V
102
Duty to Disclose General Provisions Governing Discovery
103
Depositions to Perpetuate Testimony
18
Persons Before Whom Depositions May Be Taken
21
Stipulations About Discovery Procedure
25
Depositions by Oral Examination
27
Depositions by Written Questions
4
Using Depositions in Court Proceedings
7
Interrogatories to Parties
19
Dismissal of Actions
33
TRIALS
46
Taking Testimony
51
Proving an Official Record
56
Determining Foreign
59
Subpoena
67
Objecting to a Ruling or Order
78
Selecting Jurors
81
Number of Jurors Verdict
85
Special Verdict General Verdict and Questions
88
Judgment as a Matter of Law in a Jury Trial Related Motion for a New Trial Conditional Ruling
98
Instructions to the Jury Objections Preserving a Claim of Error
115
Findings and Conclusions by the Court Judgment on Partial Findings
124
Masters
133
TITLE VII
147
JUDGMENT Chapter 54 Judgment Costs
148
Default Default Judgment
164
Summary Judgment
180
Declaratory Judgment
195
Magistrate Judges Trial by Consent Appeal
88
Abrogated
100
TITLE X
123
Hearing Motions Submission on Briefs
131
Stenographic Transcript as Evidence
138
Jurisdiction and Venue Unaffected
150
Forms
ix
Title
65
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
4
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