Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Amendments to Federal Rules

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal, and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and forms:

  • Appellate Rules 3, 13, 26.1, 28 and 32;
  • Bankruptcy Rules 2002, 4001, 6007, 9036, 9037, and Official Form 410;
  • New Criminal Rule 16.1;
  • Rule 5 of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases in the United States District Courts;
  • Rule 5 of the Rules Governing Section 2255 Proceedings for the United States District Courts; and
  • Evidence Rule 807.

The proposed amendments are available for review and comment at http://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/proposed-amendments-published-public-commentThe public comment period closes on February 15, 2018.