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2019 Federal and Local Rule Changes

Sunday, December 1, 2019

At its September 2018 meeting, the Judicial Conference approved amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure.  The amendments became effective December 1, 2019.  A complete set of the amendments is available here.
The Court amended Local Rule 7.2 to allow a party seeking relief under 28 U.S.C. § 2254 or 28 U.S.C. § 2255 to file a reply within seven (7) days of the response.  The amendment is a result of the modifications to the Federal Rules Governing Section 2254 and Section 2255 Proceedings.