Proposed Amendments to Fifth Circuit Rules - Public Comments Accepted thru Nov. 15, 2016

Release Date: 
Friday, October 21, 2016

Notice of Proposed Amendments to 5TH CIRCUIT RULES 26, 28, 29, 31 and 32.

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071, the 5th Circuit gives notice the circuit court is considering amending 5TH CIR. R. 26, 28, 29, 31 and 32 as shown in the document linked above. Additionally, the circuit court is studying possible changes with respect to new word count limitations in the December 1, 2016 amendments to FRAP Rules 5, 21, 27, 28.1, 32, 35 and 40.