A Reader's Guide to Pre-Modern Procedure
65 J. Legal. Educ. 414 (2015)
14 Pages Posted: 1 Apr 2015 Last revised: 19 Nov 2015
Date Written: March 30, 2015
Many sources describe the general badness of procedural systems that predated the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure but few describe how those systems actually worked. This essay — intended as a reference for law students, law professors, and anyone else required to read and make sense of archaic judicial opinions — does just that.
Keywords: civil procedure, arcana
JEL Classification: K40, K41
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