Bar Bulletin Volume 16-22

Bar Bulletin Volume 16-22

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: notice and serving writs and process of all kinds; of taking and obtaining evidence; drawing up, entering, and enrolling orders; and generally to regulate and prescribe by rules of the forms for and the kind and character of the entire pleading, practice, and procedure to be used in all actions, motions, and proceedings at law of whatever nature by the district courts of the United States and the courts of the District, of Columbia. That in prescribing such rules the Supreme Court shall have regard to the simplification of the system of pleading, practice, and procedure in said courts, so as to promote the speedy determination of litigation on the merits. ' Sec. 2. That when and as the rules of court herein authorized shall be promulgated, all laws in conflict therewith shall be and become of no further force and effect. The present law provides as follows: Sec. 914. (Practice and proceedings in other than equity and admiralty causes.) The practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding in civil causes other than equity and admiralty causes in the circuit and district courts shall conform, as near as may be, to the practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding existing the time in like causes in the courts of record of the state within which such circuit or district courts are held, any rule of court to the contrary notwithstanding. It was the purpose of Congress in enacting this statute which was originally passed in 1872 (17 Stats., 197, sec. 5), to make the practice in the federal courts more simple, and to obviate the necessity of the Bar becoming familiar with two ditferent and entirely distinct systems of procedure in the same locality; namely, the procedure used in the State courts and the procedure used more

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  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 336g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236927702
  • 9781236927705