Request for Comments on Proposed Rules and Form Amendments

Thursday, August 15, 2013

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Civil Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The proposed amendments, rules committee reports, and other information have been posted the Judiciary’s website at http://www.uscourts.gov/rulesandpolicies/rules.aspx/.

All comments on these proposed amendments will be carefully considered by the rules committees, which are composed of experienced trial and appellate lawyers, judges, and scholars. Please provide any comments on the proposed amendments, whether favorable, adverse, or otherwise, as soon as possible but no later than February 15, 2014. Comments concerning the proposed amendments may be submitted by following the instructions at http://www.uscourts.gov/RulesAndPolicies/rules/proposed-amendments.aspx.