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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 35. Board of Bar Examiners
Chapter 20. Law Reader Program Rule

18VAC35-20-360. Civil procedure I.

Fundamentals of pleading and procedure in civil litigation, as structured by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia. Study shall include: jurisdiction over the person and subject matter, venue, time limits, commencement of actions, pleadings, parties, impleader, interpleader, motions, class actions and intervention, res judicata and collateral estoppel, discovery and other pretrial devices, joinder, summary judgment, judgments, post-trial motions. Reader should be required to draft complaints and other initial pleadings, answers and grounds of defense, motions, jury instructions, finding of fact and conclusions of law, judgment orders and decrees, interrogatories, and requests for admission.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-3922 and 54.1-3926 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR168-01-04 § 9.2, eff. March 1, 1993.

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