Text of the Rules of Criminal Procedure are found in the
Appendix to Title 18 to the U.S. Code. The Rules of Civil Procedure,
Appellate Procedure, Evidence, and specialized federal courts are
in the Appendix to Title 28 of the U.S. Code.
Court Rules - Text and Annotations
Both U.S.C.S. and U.S.C.A. have volumes that contain
the Rules of Federal Procedure, Civil and Criminal,
and the Federal Rules of Evidence. Each set gives
the text of the rules followed by annotations of decisions
as well as comments from the Advisory Committee on
the federal rules.
Judicial Interpretations of Court Rules
Federal Rules Decisions (F.R.D.) (KF120.F28)
Contains cases from the federal district courts that
construe the Rules of Civil Procedure and the Rules
of Criminal Procedure. Also includes articles, reports
of judicial conferences and committee reports. This
is a standard West reporter and is indexed in the
Federal Rules Service (KF120.F29)
Reporter of cases applying the Federal Rules of Civil
Procedure and the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure.
Updated by advance sheets. Finding Aids volume in
looseleaf format. Indexed by the Federal Rules
Federal Rules of Evidence Service (KF8935.F4)
Reporter of cases applying the Federal Rules of Evidence.
"Finding Aids" volume includes text of Federal
Rules of Evidence. Updated by advance sheets. Includes
digest volumes arranged by rule number and updated
by pocket parts.
Cyclopedia of Federal Procedure 3d (KF8840.C93)
Analysis with extensive annotations on jurisdiction,
service, venue, pleadings, trial practice and appeals
for civil and criminal actions. Arranged by subject.
Includes a multi volume forms section and one volume
subject index with tables. Updated by pocket parts
and paperback supplements.
West's Federal Practice Manual (KF8840.V6)
Discussion of practice before federal administrative
agencies and courts. Includes forms, tables, and an
index volume. Updated by pocket parts and paperback
Charles Alan Wright et al., Federal Practice
and Procedure (KF8816.W7)
Arranged by Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Civil
Procedure and Evidence. Additional volumes on jurisdiction
and related matters. General index in separate paperback
volumes republished every year. Main volumes updated
by pocket parts and paperback supplements.
Moore's Federal Practice 3d (KF8820.A313M63)
& Moore's Manual (KF8816.M63)
Discussion of federal practice arranged by rule numbers.
Special volumes for Supreme Court practice. Includes
several volumes of forms, index volume, and tables
volume. Looseleaf format.
Weinstein's Federal Evidence 2d (KF8935.W4)
Commentary on the Federal Rules of Evidence with annotations
to cases. Subject index with table of cases. Looseleaf
West's Federal Forms (KF8836.W32)
Separate volumes for Supreme Court, courts of appeals,
district courts, and bankruptcy courts. Each group
of volumes organized by rule number. One volume paperback
index and table of statutes and court rules republished
every year. Updated by pocket parts and paperback
Local Court Rules and Forms
Federal Local Court Rules 3d (KF8816.A2 2001)
Local rules for federal district courts and courts of appeals. Internal
operating procedures of courts of appeals. Table of contents at
beginning of section for each court. Address and telephone number
for each court. Multi-volume looseleaf.
Federal rules for the courts of appeals may also be found in the
U.S.C.A. in the Rules volumes following Title 28 and in the U.S.C.S.
in the Court Rules volumes at the end of the set. The U.S.C.A. volumes
also include the internal operating procedures of the courts of
appeals. Each court also issues its rules in pamphlet form.
Federal Local Court Forms 3d (KF8836.F422)
Forms and completion instructions for every federal district court,
arranged alphabetically by court. Also includes general forms
and forms for the courts of appeals. Subject index in last volume.