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CIVIL PROCEDURE OUTLINE PROF. CHARLES SILVER CONTENTS

KEY

PROLOGUE: PURPOSES & TIMETABLE 2 2

Scope of the Rules - FRCP 1-2 Timetable

STAGE ONE: ACTIONS 3 5 6 6 8 9 9

JURISDICTION,

PRECLUSION,

&

PLEADINGS

P/D - EITHER/BOTH

23 Pre-answer Motions - FRCP 12(b), 12(e), 12(f), 12(g), 12(h), 21 24 Required Joinder of Parties - FRCP 19 25 Answer - FRCP 8(b)-(d), 10, 11, 12(a), 12(b), 12(e), 12(f), 12(h) 26 Counterclaims - FRCP 13(a)-(e) 26 Crossclaims - FRCP 13(g) 27 Impleading - FRCP 14 28 Offer of Judgment & Settlement - FRCP 68

11 Venue - 28 U.S.C. SSSS 1391, 1392 13 Change in Venue & MDL - 28 U.S.C. SSSS 1404, 1406, 1407 14 Removal - 28 U.S.C. SSSS 1441, 1446, 1447 GOVERNING

Th - THIRD PARTY PARTIES

STAGE FOUR: THE DEFENDANT'S RESPONSE

STAGE TWO: VENUE & REMOVAL

RULES

P* - USUALLY P
D* - USUALLY D

*Note: P* may be moving party instead, depending

CLASS

Personal Jurisdiction - FRCP 4 S.M.J. Part I: Fed. Question - 28 U.S.C. SS 1331 S.M.J. Part II: Diversity (Amount-inControversy) - 28 U.S.C. SS 1332 S.M.J. Part III: Diversity (Citizenship) - 28 U.S.C. SS 1332 Supplemental Jurisdiction - 28 U.S.C. SS 1367 Res Judicata & Collateral Estoppel Class Actions - FRCP 23

INTERMISSION: MOTIONS

P - PLAINTIFF
D - DEFENDANT

SECOND INTERMISSION: INTERVENTION & THIRD PARTIES 29 Intervention & Third Parties - FRCP 24

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STAGE FIVE: JUDGMENT AMENDMENTS, & SANCTIONS

15 General Rules of Pleadings - FRCP 4, 5, 8(a), 9(b), 10, 11 15 General Rules of Motions - FRCP 6(c), 7(b),

11. 15 Multiple & Frivolous Claims - FRCP 8(d)(3), 11, 18, 28 U.S.C. SS 1927 16 Computing & Extending Time - FRCP 6

ON

THE

PLEADINGS,

30 Motion for a Judgment on the Pleadings - FRCP 12(c) 30 Amendments - FRCP 15 31 Sanctions - FRCP 11, 16, 37, U.S.C. SS 1927 31 Interlocutory Appeal STAGE SIX: DISCOVERY 31 32 32 33 33 34 34 34 34

STAGE THREE: THE PLAINTIFF'S COMPLAINT 17 Complaint - FRCP 3, 8(a), 8(d), 9-11 18 Summons - U.S. CONST. amends. V, XIV; FRCP 4 18 The Real Parties - FRCP 17 19 Permissive Joinder of Parties - FRCP 20, 21 20 Prejudgment Seizures - U.S. CONST. amendS. V, XIV; FRCP 64 21 Preliminary Injunctions
&
Temporary Restraining Orders - FRCP 4.1, 65 21 Dismissal of Claims - FRCP 41 22 Default Judgment - FRCP 54(c); 55, 60(b)

General Discovery - FRCP 26 Pretrial Conference - FRCP 16; 26(f) Depositions - FRCP 27-32 Interrogatories - FRCP 33 Producing Documents - FRCP 34 Physical & Mental Examinations - FRCP 35 Requests for Admissions - FRCP 36 Subpoenas - FRCP 45 Discovery Sanctions - FRCP 37

STAGE SEVEN: SUMMARY JUDGMENT 35 Summary Judgment - FRCP - 56 STAGE EIGHT: THE TRIAL 1

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