Civil Procedure Keyed to Friedenthal
In re: Petition of Sheila Roberts Ford
Pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 27(a)(1), Sheila Roberts Ford filed a petition to perpetuate testimony from Franklin. Sheila Ford satisfied most of the elements of the rule: she stated that she expected to be a party to a federal action but needed further information in order to gather basic facts and identify the parties that would be known by Franklin. She did not identify a federal cause of action, so she amended her petition to specify that it was likely a Fourteenth Amendment violation.
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