The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil and
Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and have asked that they be
circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.
Appellate Rules: 35 and 40
Bankruptcy Rules: 2002, 2004, and 8012
Civil Rules: 30
Rules of Evidence: 404
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 15, 2019.