Expert commentary. Written and edited by experienced practitioners and backed by thousands of citations, the book’s ten commentary chapters explain the details of federal civil procedure step by step.
Annotated rules. The complete Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Evidence annotated with key quotations from leading opinions.
Helpful extras. Handy charts that summarize complex information. Timetables for computing important deadlines. And much more.
New Features for 2018
This fully updated edition includes new content on the December 1 amendments to the FRCPs, FREs, and FRAPs. It has also been fully revised to reflect all the latest changes in the law. Highlights include:
- New content based on the 2017 amendments to FRE 902, which added two new provisions for authenticating electronic evidence other than through the testimony of a foundation witness.
- New content based on the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Town of Chester v. Laroe Estates, Inc., which discussed an intervenor as a matter of right and the requirement of standing.
- New content based on the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Hamer v. Neighborhood Hous. Servs. of Chi., which discussed the difference between jurisdictional rules and nonjurisdictional claim-processing rules.
- New content based on the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Haeger, which identified that there must be a causal link between sanctionable misconduct and fees and costs to be paid to the harmed party.
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