The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, Criminal, and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.

Release Date: 
September 30, 2011

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, Criminal, and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.
The public comment period ends on February 15, 2012. The proposed amendments, Rules Committee reports explaining the proposed changes, and other information are posted on the Judiciary.s Federal Rulemaking website at
http://www.uscourts.gov/RulesAndPolicies/FederalRulemaking/PublishedRules.aspx