Each rule within this title is followed by a brief summary of the rule. The term “Nothing Functional” means that the rule contains no information explicit to the filing process.
Rule 1- Scope & Purpose
Nothing Functional– explains that the Fed. Rules Civil Procedure govern all Civil Cases in all U.S. Federal District Courts.
Rule 2- One Form of Action-
Nothing Functional– explains that the 11 Forms of Action that were historically used in English Common Law have been condensed & simplified into the modern “Civil Action”.
Title II– Commencing an Action; Service of Process; Pleadings, Motions, & Orders
All Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
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