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Trial Practice

Federal and IL State

Federal Court Rules: Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure & Federal Rules of Evidence

 

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We are including these Federal Primary Sources of Law (in this Libguide) for reference since as mentioned in our "Home Page" description...  "Trial practice in the Federal Courts is governed by the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure or the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Evidence..."  Kendall Svengalis - Legal Information Buyer's Guide and Reference Manual.

U.S. Courts - Current Rules of Practice & Procedure - includes among others the following:

Illinois Court Rules: IL Rules of Criminal Procedure, IL Rules of Civil Procedure & IL Rules of Evidence

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We are including these Primary Sources of Law in Illinois (to this libguide) for reference since as mentioned in our "Home Page" description "...trial practice in the state courts is governed by either the state rules of criminal procedure or the state rules of civil procedure, and the state rules of evidence.  State evidence rules are largely patterned after the federal rules of evidence." Kendall Svengalis - Legal Information Buyer's Guide and Reference Manual

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