Rules of Civil Procedure for the District Courts of the United States: Hearings Before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Seventy-fifth Congress, Third Session, with Regard to the "Rules of Civil Procedure for the District Courts of the United States" ... and on H.R. 8892 ... March 1, 2, 3, and 4, 1938
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1988 - Civil procedure - 167 pages
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Page 99 - How presented. Every defense, in law or fact, to a claim for relief in any pleading, whether a claim, counterclaim, cross-claim, or third-party claim, shall be asserted in the responsive pleading thereto if one is required...
Page 48 - Demand. Any party may demand a trial by jury of any issue triable of right by a jury by serving upon the other parties a demand therefor in writing at any time after the commencement of the action and not later than 10 days after the service of the last pleading directed to such issue. Such demand may be indorsed upon a pleading of the party.
Page 52 - ... (3) Upon a domestic or foreign corporation or upon a partnership or other unincorporated association which is subject to suit under a common name, by delivering a copy of the summons and of the complaint to an officer, a managing or general agent, or to any other agent authorized by appointment or by law to receive service of process...
Page 79 - the practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding in civil causes, other than equity and admiralty causes, in the circuit and district courts shall conform, as near as may be, to the practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding existing at the time in like causes in the courts of record of the state within which such circuit or district courts are held, any rule of court to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 76 - Rule 45. (g) Return. The person serving the process shall make proof of service thereof to the court promptly and in any event within the time during which the person served must respond to the process.
Page 39 - The capacity of a corporation to sue or be sued shall be determined by the law under which it was organized. In all other cases capacity to sue or be sued shall be determined by the law of the state in which the district court is held...
Page 90 - In computing any period of time prescribed or allowed by these rules, the day of the act, event, or default after which the designated period of time begins to run, is not to be included. The last day of the period so computed is to be included, unless it is a Sunday or a legal holiday, in which event, the period runs until the end of the next day, which is neither a Sunday nor a legal holiday.
Page 90 - When by these rules or by a notice given thereunder or by order of court an act is required or allowed to be done at or within a specified time...
Page 94 - ... a short and plain statement of the claim showing that the pleader is entitled to relief, and (3) a demand for judgment for the relief to which he deems himself entitled.
Page 145 - In cases where they apply"; and also with section 914, providing that "the practice, pleadings and forms and modes of proceeding In civil causes, other than equity and admiralty causes, in the circuit and district courts, shall conform, as near as may be, to the practice, pleadings and forms and modes of proceeding existing at the time In like causes In the courts of record of the state within which such circuit or district courts are held, any rule of court to the contrary notwithstanding.