Rule 1– Scope and Purpose

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Simplified:
Title II – Commencing an Action; Service of Process; Pleadings, Motions, & Orders
Rule 1 – Scope and Purpose


Rule 1 Transcript:

    “These rules govern the procedure in all civil actions & proceedings in the United States district courts, except as stated in Rule 81.  They should be construed, administered, & employed by the court & the parties to secure the just, speedy, & inexpensive determination of every action & proceeding.” [1]


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