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Federal Civil Procedure: Getting Started

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Procedure refers to the processes that guide actions during a lawsuit. Civil procedure, as an aid to obtaining due process, is the bedrock of expressed democracy in the civil litigation process. The rules of civil procedure are designed to support equality and efficiency during litigation. This guide will indicate material that is foundational and helpful in understanding the system used in the United States federal courts.

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