Research guides

Federal Court Rules

Evidence

Online

Current Rules of Practice and Procedure United States Courts
Includes PDFs of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, and Evidence.

Federal Rules of Evidence Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School & CALI eLangdell
Download as epub (iPad, Nook), mobi (Kindle), or PDF. Includes the rules effective as of December 1, 2016.

Member Databases

United States Code Service - Court Rules: Federal Rules of Evidence
Available on the LexisNexis Digital Library. A search for "United States Code Service" "Federal Rules of Evidence" will return the pertinent U.S.C.S. volumes.

Onsite Lexis & Westlaw

Federal Rules of Evidence Lexis
Available on the library's Lexis computers.
Rules are found in the USCS - Federal Rules Annotated file.
Historical court rules back to 1998 also available.

Federal Rules of Evidence Westlaw
Available on the library's Westlaw computers.
Historical court rules back to 1990 also available.

Research Tip

For instructions on finding historical court rules on Lexis and Westlaw, see the Historical US Code page of the United States Code guide.

Print

Federal Civil Judicial Procedure and Rules West
Includes Rules of Civil Procedure, Evidence, Appellate Procedure, and the Supreme Court.
Library has 1985 - present.

Federal Civil Rules Handbook West
See Part IX.

The ... Federal Rules Book ABA
Includes Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, Civil Procedure, Evidence, and the Supreme Court.
Library has 2010 - present.

In the U.S. Code

United States Code
The U.S. Code can be found in multiple places. For a full list please see the United States Code guide.

        • In the U.S.C. (GPO) and the U.S.C.A. (West), see the Appendix to Title 28 Judiciary and Judicial Procedure or the Appendix to Title 18 Crimes and Criminal Procedure.
        • In the U.S.C.S. (Lexis), see the Court Rules volumes located after Title 54. If accessing the U.S.C.S. via the LexisNexis Digital Library, a search for "United States Code Service" "Federal Rules of Evidence" will return the 3 pertinent U.S.C.S. volumes.