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Civil Procedure

Searching on LEXIS & Westlaw

LEXIS

To find case law on a specific Federal Rule of Civil Procedure on LEXIS, try perfoming a headnote search.  Enter the following search query in the search box of a jurisdiction:

headnote(civil procedure pre/2 *)

Substitute the rule number for the asterisk.

WestlawNext

To find materials pertaining to a specific Federal Rule of Civil Procedure on WestlawNext, enter the following search query in the search box for "All Federal" materials:

"Federal Rule of Civil Procedure *"

Enclose your search in quotation marks and substitute the rule number for the asterisk.

Databases & Online Resources