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Federal Rules Amendments Effective December 1, 2023

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure and the Rules of Evidence are effective December 1, 2023. They include revisions to Civil Rules 6, 15, and 72; Criminal Rules 16, 45, and 56; and Evidence Rules 106, 615, and 702. In addition, two new rules are in effect:  Civil Rule 87 and Criminal Rule 62. Amendments also have been made to the Appellate Rules and the Bankruptcy Rules.

Detailed information about the amendments may be found here.