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2019 PA Federal Practice Rules

  2019 PA Federal Practice Rules

Current Edition: 2019

Current Edition Commentaries Are Current Through:
366 F.Supp.3d 1223; 328 F.R.D. 699

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159 F. Supp. 3d 1385; 315 F.R.D. 393; 197 L.Ed.2d 662

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Pennsylvania Federal Practice Rules

The author provides an unparalleled insider's insight into the operations, practices and procedures of Pennsylvania's Eastern District. A much needed addition to the working library of every federal practitioner, this comprehensive, easy-to-use and easy-to-carry paperback volume includes:
  • An up-to-date guide to case law interpreting and applying the Court's Local Rules.
  • An analysis of the history and development of the Rules and their relationship to Pennsylvania state practice.
  • Practical tips on compliance with the Rules and on interacting with the Court's ancillary officers such as the Court Clerk, United States Probation Office and United States Marshals Service.
  • An invaluable overview of individual variations in practice and procedure among the Court's Judges and Magistrates.
  • FULL TEXT of the following: the Eastern District's Local Civil and Criminal Rules, Local Admiralty Rules and the new Local Bankruptcy Rules, with amendments; the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, and Appellate Procedure; and the Third Circuit Local Rules, Internal Operating Procedures and Disciplinary Rules.
  • Clerk's Office Procedure Handbook and Telephone Directory for Judges, Magistrate Judges, the Clerk's Office, the Probation Office and Pretrial Services.

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Peter Vaira
Peter F. Vaira is special counsel to the firm of Greenblatt, Pierce, Engle, Funt & Flores in Philadelphia, and concentrates his practice on white collar criminal defense, ADR, and acting as special hearing master in complex civil litigation. He is a member of the Pennsylvania, District of Columbia, and Illinois bars.

Mr. Vaira is a former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and former Attorney in Charge of the U.S. Department of Justice Chicago and Philadelphia Strike Forces on Organized Crime. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the American Law Institute. He is a Chartered Arbitrator of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He was recently appointed as the Executive Director of the Mayor's Independent Commission to investigate the collapse of a building in Philadelphia which killed six persons. Mr. Vaira regularly writes for legal periodicals and national newspapers and appears as a panelist at legal seminars. He acts a special hearing master for the Commerce Court of Philadelphia.

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