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Eastern District of Texas

Judge Ron Clark, Chief Judge
David A. O'Toole, Clerk of Court

Notice of Proposed Amendment to 5TH CIR. R. 35.5

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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT

Notice of Proposed Amendment to 5TH CIR. R. 35.5

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071, we give notice the court is considering amending 5TH CIR. R. 35.5 as shown below. Proposed changes are identified with redline text.

We will accept written comments for consideration on the proposed change through March 9, 2018. You may write to:

Clerk of Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
ATTN: Rule Changes
600 South Maestri Place
New Orleans, LA 70130
or send comments electronically to Changes@ca5.uscourts.gov

Proposed amendment:

35.5 Length. See FED. R. APP. P. 35(b)(2). The statement required by Fed. R. App. P. 35(b)(1) is included in the limit and is not a "certificate[ ] of counsel" that is excluded by Fed. R. App P. 32(f).

Lyle W. Cayce Clerk of Court