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News & Announcements: 2019-08

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August 19, 2019
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules, have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. Appellate Rules:  3,6,42, and Froms 1 and 2 Bankruptcy Rules: 2005, 3007, 7007.1, and 9036 Civil Rules: 7.1 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 19, 2020.