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Courts use some FJC content from other sources

LEGAL RESEARCH TIP Westlaw's new database Civil Litigation Management Manual (Database Identifier: CIVLITMGMT) contains the full text of the Federal Judicial Center's Civil Litigation Management Manual, published in 2001. This manual provides trial judges a handbook on managing civil cases by setting out a wide array of case-management techniques, beginning with case filing and concluding with steps for streamlining trials and discusses a number of special topics, including pro se and high visibility cases, the role of staff, and automation that supports case management. The manual, which was produced in response to the Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990, is based on the experiences of federal district and magistrate judges and reflects techniques they have developed.

Second Circuit Library

Jan. 2005