Federal Civil Procedure

A guide to resources available at the Mabie Law Library for Federal Civil Procedure


West’s federal practice and procedure / Charles Alan Wright

KF 8714 W7 1998

  • This multi-volume treatise deals with all aspects of federal procedure – both civil and criminal.  It contains sample forms, and a timetable for lawyers in federal court.  It is also indexed.  Supplemented annually.  Referred to as Wright and Miller.


Manual of federal practice / R. Givens

KF 8840 G58 1991

  • Three-volume set explains fundamental considerations for federal civil litigation.  Provides references to cases and law reviews, and also includes some forms.


Law of federal courts / Charles Alan Wright

KF 8840 W7 1994

  • One-volume overview of the jurisdiction and procedure of the federal courts.


Basic civil procedure / Milton D. Green

KF 8840 G7 1979

  • Designed for law students, providing an overview of basic civil procedure.


Civil procedure / Jack H. Friedenthal

KF 8840 F74 1999

  • Identifies and discusses significant aspects of civil procedure, both state and federal.


Federal rules of civil procedure / Thomas A. Coyne

KF 8820 A2 1994

  • Organized by rule number, this title gives the full-text of the rules, advisory committee notes and comments along with practice comments.  The second edition also includes discussion of Supreme and Federal Court decisions that substantially impact upon the way attorneys litigate in federal court.


California practice guide: federal civil procedure before trial / W.W. Schwarzer

KF 8900 S384

  • Intended for practitioners, this loose-leaf set provides a step-by-step approach to federal pre-trial litigation.


Federal procedure: lawyer’s edition

KF 8719 F43

  • This multi-volume set is an encyclopedia treatment of all aspects of federal procedure – civil, criminal, and administrative.  The set also has a general index, tables of statutes, rules, regulations, etc.  It is supplemented periodically.


Moore’s federal practice

KF 8840 M65

  • This multi-volume treatise goes by rule, giving the full-text, history and explanation.  It also cites to cases and state and federal statutes.  Companion to the Moore’s Federal Rules Pamphlet and Bender’s Federal Practice Forms.

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