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News & Announcements: 2018-02

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February 9, 2018
IN MEMORIAM Honorable Peter H. Beer Apr. 12, 1928 - Feb. 9, 2018 U.S. District Judge, 1979 - 2009
February 1, 2018
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT Notice of Proposed Amendment to 5TH CIR. R. 35.5 Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071, we give notice the court is considering amending 5TH CIR. R. 35.5 as shown below. Proposed changes are identified with redline text. We will accept written comments for consideration on the proposed change through March 9, 2018. You may write to: Clerk of Court U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ATTN: Rule Changes 600 South Maestri Place New Orleans, LA 70130 or send comments electronically to Proposed amendment: 35.5 Length. See FED. R. APP. P. 35(b)(2). The statement required by Fed. R. App. P. 35(b)(1) is included in the limit and is not a “certificate[ ] of counsel” that is excluded by Fed. R. App P. 32(f).