Jenkins' On Your Desktop: Federal Court Rules on HeinOnline

The Federal Court Rules, found in the United States Code, are available in HeinOnline's U.S. Code Collection. Older versions of the court rules can be found in older editions of the U.S. Code.

Use the Appendix to Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, for the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Evidence. Use the Appendix to Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, for the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. Other federal court rules, like the Rules of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Rules of the United States Claims Court, and the Rules of the Court of International Trade are sometimes included in the Appendix to Title 28.

For a detailed chart on where to find federal court rules in the U.S. Code, as well as how to access Federal Court rules via other resources, see the Court Rules tab of our Federal Legal Research guide.

For Training Guides, Training Videos, and other search tips for HeinOnline's U.S. Code Collection, see HeinOnline's Help & Support United States Code page.

HeinOnline is a membership database available to most Jenkins' members. Members must be logged in to with their last name and member number to access HeinOnline.

For an overview on how to access HeinOnline and some general search tips, see our YouTube videos Using HeinOnline's Law Journal Library and HeinOnline's Federal Legislative Library. Our CLE class Jenkins Law Library: On Your Desktop also covers some basic tips on navigating HeinOnline as well as other membership databases like Loislaw Treatise Library, Law Journal Press Online Books, and ProQuest Congressional.

For additional help navigating HeinOnline or any of our Member Databaes, contact Research Services at 215.574.1505,, or chat with us.

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