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Proposed Amendments to Federal Rules for Public Comment

Friday, August 14, 2020

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.  The public comment period closes on February 16, 2021. 

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. If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact the Rules Committee Staff at (202) 502-1820 or via email at