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Proposed Amendments to Federal Rules Published for Public Comment - August 2018.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. 

Appellate Rules: 35 and 40

Bankruptcy Rules: 2002, 2004, and 8012

Civil Rules: 30

Rules of Evidence: 404

The proposed amendments and the advisory committees’ reports explaining the proposed changes are posted on the Judiciary’s website at:

The information is posted in a printable format for those who prefer hard-copy documents.

The public comment period closes on February 15, 2019.