Legal encyclopedias can provide background information on specific motions.
There are several treatises that cover practice in federal courts. A few are included here, but there are others that can be found through a search of the library catalog.
Some resources in this guide are Mitchell Hamline School of Law licensed databases. These are available to students, faculty, and staff either with a network login or individual password. Many of them are also available to the public from the computers in the library, as well as through computers signed into the school's wireless network.
Bloomberg Law, Westlaw, and Lexis are subscription services that require users to have individual accounts for access.
Suggested Subject Searches:
The following subject searches may be more productive than a keyword search:
Motions (Law) -- United States
Pre-trial procedure -- United States
Civil procedure -- United States