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Moore’s Federal Practice® is 75! Cited in more than 47,000 cases since its first printing in 1938, Moore’s Federal Practice® is a trusted standard for legal analysis of federal procedure. To celebrate its 75th anniversary, here’s a fun look at how this venerable publication has grown from a four-volume print set to a full publication line that also includes eBooks, online access and practice guides. 2000 James William Moore Writing Competition, for first year law students

1948 Moore’s Federal Practice, Second Edition, nine-volume treatise, published 1938 Professor James William Moore serves as an original drafter of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

2000 First portable, softbound edition

1962 Professor Moore awarded the first Learned Hand Medal for excellence in jurisprudence

1938 Moore’s Federal Practice—four-volume treatise on new rules—debuts

1997 Moore’s publications debut at lexis.com®

1996-97 Board of Editors completely revises the set

1994 Professor Moore dies, and a Moore’s Board of Editors is formed

1942 First cited by the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) in Reeves v. Beardall, Executor, 316 U.S. 283 (1942)

1997 Moore’s Federal Practice Third Edition is a 31-volume loose-leaf treatise

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2011 Moore’s Federal Practice available as an eBook

COURT CITINGS

Cited in more than 47,000 cases

PUBLICATION OF MOORE’S FEDERAL PRACTICE

PROFESSOR JAMES WILLIAM MOORE

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2009 First AnswerGuide™, Moore’s Federal Practice: Federal Pretrial Civil Litigation, released

2007 14,000+ pages of treatise text replaced for restyling of Civil Rules

1974 “In Honor of James William Moore: Forward,” published in the Yale Law Journal

1938 First cited by a federal court in Nichols v. Sanborn Co., 24 F. Supp. 908 (D. Mass. 1938)

2013 Most recent SCOTUS citing, Marx v. General Revenue Corp., 185 L. Ed. 2d 242 (2013)

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