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Notices

NOTICE OF AND OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMENT ON AMENDMENTS TO THE RULES OF THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), notice and opportunity for comment is hereby given of proposed amendments to the Rules of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The public comment period is from December 4, 2019 to January 3, 2020.

A copy of the proposed amendments may be obtained on and after December 4, 2019, from the court’s website. A copy may also be obtained without charge from the Office of the Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 56 Forsyth St., N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30303 (phone: 404-335-6100).

Comments on the proposed amendments may be submitted in writing to the Clerk at the above address, or electronically on the court’s website by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on January 3, 2020.

Rules of Practice & Procedure

The following new and amended rules and forms became effective December 1, 2019:

  • Appellate Rules 3, 5, 13, 21, 25, 26, 26.1, 28, 32, and 39.
  • Bankruptcy Rules 4001, 6007, 9036, and 9037
  • Criminal Rule 16.1.
  • Evidence Rule 807
  • Rule 5 of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases in the United States District Courts and Rule 5 of the Rules Governing Section 2255 Proceedings for the United States District Courts

Visit the U.S. Courts website for details.

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