Book Title: Rules and Laws for Civil Actions
Book Description: Rules and Laws for Civil Actions is an open-access resource for law students containing the U.S. Constitution, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, and selected federal and state statutes. The book was created by a team of faculty members at the University of Iowa College of Law to supplement the study of Civil Procedure, Evidence, Constitutional Law, and other law school courses. In addition to containing the official text, each legal source found in Rules and Laws for Civil Actions is accompanied by an introductory section written by an Iowa Law professor explaining its significance and background. Students are able to access the online and digital versions of the resource free of charge. To download a free digital PDF or ePub of Rules & Laws for Civil Actions, scroll to "Book Information." Paperback copies are available for $13 through the "Buy Book" button. This edition contains amendments to the rules that are scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2023.
Note: older print and digital copies contain the pre-December 2022 version of Rule 7.1 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The version that went into effect in December 2022 can be obtained from this link.
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Be aware that pagination differs by format (paperback, hardcover, ePub). As of fall 2023, Kindle’s auto-convert function for ePub files does not correctly translate all formatting components of the ePub. Formatting will appear better in an eReader such as Apple’s Books.
Note that the 2024 edition (including the online edition) reflects the amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure set to go into effect on December 1, 2023.
Rules and Laws for Civil Actions Copyright © 2024 by Stella Burch Elias; Derek T. Muller; Jason Rantanen; Caroline Sheerin; and Maya Steinitz is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.
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