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Materials About the Federal Rules
The materials listed below, produced or made available by the Center, are related to the Federal Rules of Procedure (civil, criminal, evidence, appellate, and bankruptcy).
For a list of projects or other reports of FJC research that the Center has published, click on Research Projects or Reports and Studies.Displaying 71 - 80 of 211
Federal Judicial Center National, Case-Based Civil Rules Survey: Preliminary Report to the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules
This report presents preliminary findings from a survey of attorneys in recently closed civil cases which the Federal Judicial Center conducted in May and June 2009. Nearly half of the attorneys invited to participate responded. The report covers discovery activities and case management in the closed cases; electronic discovery activities in the closed cases; attorney evaluations of discovery in the closed cases; the costs of litigation and discovery; and attitudes toward specific reform proposals and, more generally, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
|Federal Rules of Civil Procedure||October 1, 2009|
|Form 40: Order for Final Pretrial Conference||Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Fed. R. Civil P. 16||September 24, 2009|
|Form 53: Statement of Consent to Proceed Before a United States Magistrate Judge and Designation||Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Fed. R. Civil P. 73||June 1, 2009|
A Study of the Role and Impact of Special Masters in Patent Cases
Report of a study of the use of special masters in patent litigation.
|Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Fed. R. Civil P. 53||March 25, 2009|
|Exhibit III-2. Sample Discovery Order||Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure, Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7026, Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9014||January 1, 2009|
|Exhibit I-6. Sample Order Directing Debtor to Give Notices Pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 2002||Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, Fed. R. Bankr. P. 2002||January 1, 2009|
|Form 52: Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge||Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Fed. R. Civil P. 73||January 1, 2009|
|Exhibit II-9. Sample Procedures for Interim Compensation and Reimbursement of Professionals||Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9006||January 1, 2009|
|Exhibit I-2. Local Rule on Joint Administration of Cases||Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, Fed. R. Bankr. P. 1015, Fed. R. Bankr. P. 2002||January 1, 2009|
|Exhibit II-5. Guidelines for Cash Collateral and Financing Stipulations||Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, Fed. R. Bankr. P. 4001, Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9024||January 1, 2009|