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News & Announcements: 2017-08

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August 11, 2017
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and forms and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The proposed amendments and the advisory committees’ reports explaining the proposed changes are posted on the Judiciary’s website. The information is posted in a printable format for those who prefer hard copies. Appellate Rules:  3, 13, 26.1, 28, and 32 Bankruptcy Rules: 2002, 4001, 6007, 9036, 9037, and Official Form 410 Criminal Rules: New Criminal Rule 16.1, Rule 5 of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases, and Rule 5 of the Rules Governing Section 2255 Proceedings Rules of Evidence: 807 The public comment period closes on February 15, 2018.