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AMENDMENTS

TO
RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
FOR THE DISTRICT COURTS
OF THE UNITED STATES

Adopted by the
SUPREME COURT OF THE

UNITED STATES

December 27, 1946

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1947

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES,

WASHINGTON, D. C., January 2, 1947. MY DEAR MR. ATTORNEY GENERAL:

By direction of the Supreme Court, I transmit to you herewith amendments of the Rules of Civil Procedure for the District Courts of the United States, which have been adopted by the Supreme Court pursuant to the Act of June 19, 1934, chapter 651 (48 Stat. 1064), with the request that these amendments be reported by you to the Congress at the beginning of the regular session on January 3, 1947.

I am requested to state that Mr. Justice Frankfurter joins in approval of the proposed amendments essentially because of his confidence in the informed judgment of the Advisory Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure. I have the honor to remain, Respectfully yours,

(Signed) FRED M. VINSON,

Chief Justice of the United States.
Honorable Tom C. CLARK,
Attorney General,
Washington, D. C.

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AMENDMENTS TO RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE FOR THE DISTRICT COURTS OF THE UNITED STATES

Rule 6.
Rule 7.
Rule 12.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Time-------------------------------------------
Pleadings Allowed; Form of Motions---------------
Defenses and Objections—When and How Presented—

Rule 13.
Rule 14.
Rule 17.
Rule 24.
Rule 26.
Rule 27.
Rule 28.
Rule 33.
Rule 34.

Rule 36.
Rule 41.
Rule 45.
Rule 52.
Rule 54.
Rule 56.
Rule 58.
Rule 59.
Rule 60.
Rule 62.
Rule 65.
Rule 66.
Rule 68.
Rule 73.
Rule 75.
Rule 77.
Rule 79.

Rule 80.
Rule 81.

Rule 84.
Rule 86.

by Pleading or Motion—Motion for Judgment on

Third-Party Practice-----------------------------
Parties Plaintiff and Defendant; Capacity----------
Intervention------------------------------------
Depositions Pending Action-----------------------
Depositions Before Action or Pending Appeal.-------
Persons Before Whom Depositions May Be Taken---
Interrogatories to Parties-------------------------
Discovery and Production of Documents and Things

for Inspection, Copying, or Photographing--------
Admission of Facts and of Genuineness of Documents-
Dismissal of Actions-----------------------------
Subpoena---------------------------------------
Findings by the Court----------------------------
Judgments; Costs--------------------------------
Summary Judgment------------------------------
Entry of Judgment------------------------------
New Trials; Amendment of Judgments.-------------
Relief From Judgment or Order-------------------
Stay of Proceedings to Enforce a Judgment---------
Injunctions-------------------------------------
Receivers Appointed by Federal Courts-------------
Offer of Judgment-------------------------------
Appeal to a Circuit Court of Appeals---------------
Record on Appeal to a Circuit Court of Appeals-----

Books and Records Kept by the Clerk and Entries

Therein--------------------------------------Stenographer; Stenographic Report or Transcript as

Evidence------------------------------------Applicability in General-------------------------Forms--------------------------------------- - - Effective Date----------------------------------

Appendix of Forms--------------------------------------

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