Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

 
Docket ID: USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002
Agency: United States Courts (USC)
Summary:
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules has proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Appendix of Forms, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. On August 15, 2013, the public comment period opens for the proposed amendments to Civil Rules 1, 4, 6, 16, 26, 30, 31, 33, 34, 36, 37, 55, 84, and Appendix of Forms. The public comment period closes on February 15, 2014.
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    • The overall fairness of the amendments reducing the scope and amount discovery should be reconsidered in light of the intense and highly polarized public response to the proposals.

    • Public Submission
    • Posted:

      02/16/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1708
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Henry Kelston
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    • See Attached

    • Public Submission
    • Posted:

      02/21/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-2261
    • Organization:
      New Jersey Civil Justice Institute
    • Submitter Name:
      Marcus Rayner
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    • See attached file(s)

    • Public Submission
    • Posted:

      02/13/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1065
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Jonathan Feigenbaum
    • I have been practicing in the civil arena for almost 35 years. Although the nature of the practice has continued to evolve, the one constant has been the level playing field...

    • Public Submission
    • Posted:

      02/13/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-0877
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      robert enderle
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    • See attached file(s)

    • Public Submission
    • Posted:

      02/12/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-0793
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Michael Thompson
    • I am writing to express my vigorous opposition to the pending proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The amendments are “a solution in search of a problem...

    • Public Submission
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      02/14/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1182
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Quentin Brogdon
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    • Arkema Inc. supports the proposed amendments, with some modifications. Please see the attached document.

    • Public Submission
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      02/14/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1246
    • Organization:
      Arkema Inc.
    • Submitter Name:
      Lisa Brody
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    • See attached file(s) regarding my concerns about the change to Rule 26(b).

    • Public Submission
    • Posted:

      10/15/2013

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-0290
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Randall Hart
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    • See attached file(s)

    • Public Submission
    • Posted:

      02/11/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-0692
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Michael Jenks
    • Dear Committee Members: I am a member of Chaffe McCall, L.L.P. and the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel. I support the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of...

    • Public Submission
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      02/16/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1699
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Brent Talbot
    • I am a private practitioner who has practiced law for more than 30 years. The emphasis of my practice is civil litigation primarily in the areas of the False Claims Act, civil...

    • Public Submission
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      02/13/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1019
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Patricia Stamler
    • I agree with my colleagues in the plaintiffs’ bar who have eloquently expressed their opposition to the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

    • Public Submission
    • Posted:

      02/14/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1330
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Michelle Thomas
    • My small firm primarily represents civil rights plaintiffs in the areas of employment and police/government misconduct. I oppose the proposed amendments because they will unduly...

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      02/18/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1869
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Christopher Watkins
    • I write to urge rejection of further limits to discovery. I have been in practice for 30 years, and am a former federal District Court law clerk. Concerns about discovery abuses...

    • Public Submission
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      02/11/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-0708
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Roger Kohn
    • I am a practicing attorney in New York State for the past 22 years. I am also a member of the federal bar of the Southern and Eastern District of New York. My practice consists, in...

    • Public Submission
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      02/18/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1881
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Colleen Meenan
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    • See attached file(s)

    • Public Submission
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      02/14/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1376
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Charles Schumer
    • I oppose the proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. I frequently represent individual plaintiffs who make product liability claims against manufacturers who...

    • Public Submission
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      02/14/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1124
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      L. Michael Hall
    • I oppose the proposed changes to the scope of discovery in rule 26 B I oppose proposed changes to the scope of discovery in Rule 26(b). I oppose the addition of the word...

    • Public Submission
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      02/14/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1193
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Adrianos Facchetti
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    • February 14, 2014 Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure Administrative Office of the United States Court One Columbus Circle, NE Washington, D.C. 20544 To Whom It May...

    • Public Submission
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      02/16/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1534
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Christopher Maley
    • I am not in favor of the proposed changes to the federal rules of civil procedure. I have practiced law for almost 30 years. Rule 26 in its current format is just fine. I believe...

    • Public Submission
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      02/14/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1331
    • Organization:
      Tennessee Association for Justice
    • Submitter Name:
      David Cooper
    • Changing the relevance standard from "reasonably calculated to lead" to a multipart balancing will encourage objections and will explode motion practice on discovery matters. This...

    • Public Submission
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      02/16/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1702
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Randolph Piedrahita
    • I am an attorney/sole practicioner with no support staff. I am licensed in Federal Court but due to the nature of my practice most of my litigation is filed in state court...

    • Public Submission
    • Posted:

      02/14/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1242
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Scott Gowen
    undefined
    • See attached file(s)

    • Public Submission
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      02/13/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-1009
    • Organization:
      Hallmark Cards, Incorporated
    • Submitter Name:
      Brian E. Gardner
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    • See attached file(s)

    • Public Submission
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      08/20/2013

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-0203
    • Organization:
      Beaman Law
    • Submitter Name:
      Megan Beaman
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    • See attached file(s)

    • Public Submission
    • Posted:

      02/19/2014

    • ID:
      USC-RULES-CV-2013-0002-2203
    • Organization:
      NA
    • Submitter Name:
      Daniel K. Gelb
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