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Order Amending Rule 32.4

Friday, April 14, 2017

Please see the attached order amending Rule 32.4


Notice to Filers, Changes in Requirement of Certificate of Compliance

Wednesday, January 18, 2017


Notice to Filers, Changes in Requirement of Certificate of Compliance:

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE?

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Clerk of Court has also updated the Practitioner's Guide with the following:

Notice of Proposed Amendments

Monday, October 24, 2016

Notice of Proposed Amendment to 5TH CIRCUIT RULES 26, 28, 29, 31 and 32 
 
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071, we give notice the court is considering amending 5TH CIR. R. 26, 28, 29, 31 and 32 as shown below.  Additionally, the court is studying possible additional 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.   
 
We will accept written comments for consideration on the proposed change through November 15, 2016: 
 
Clerk of Court U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ATTN: Rule Changes 600 South Maestri Place New Orleans, LA 70130 
Notice of Proposed Amendment to 5TH CIRCUIT RULES 26, 28, 29, 31 and 32 
 
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071, we give notice the court is considering amending 5TH CIR. R. 26, 28, 29, 31 and 32 as shown below.  Additionally, the court is studying possible additional 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.   
 
We will accept written comments for consideration on the proposed change through November 15, 2016: 
 
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 

Fair Labor Lawyer by Marlene Trestman

Monday, April 4, 2016

Fair Labor Lawyer by Marlene Trestman

Guidance on Citation to Record on Appeal

Monday, March 17, 2014

The Clerk of Court for the Fifth Circuit has offered guidance for citation to the record on appeal.  

Get More from Your Membership with BAFFC Social Media Updates

Thursday, February 13, 2014

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Register for Updates on Fifth Circuit Cases

Friday, November 22, 2013

Did you know you can register to receive notices in cases of interest in the Fifth Circuit?

Events

Materials for the 2016 Appellate Advocacy Seminar

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - Sunday, July 30, 2017

Here are the materials for the 2016 Appellate Advocacy Seminar

2015 Appellate Advocacy Seminar Materials

Monday, September 21, 2015 - Thursday, December 31, 2015

Here are the Materials for the 2015 Appellate Advocacy Seminar

2015 Appellate Advocacy Seminar

Monday, July 20, 2015 - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 — New Orleans, LA

On October 5 and 6, 2015, the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit will host our Annual Appellate Advocacy Seminar in New Orleans.  Cost is $100 for 9.75 hours of Continuing Legal Education, including both an hour of Professionalism and an hour of Ethics.  Attend a two hour writing workshop to hone your brief writing skills, observe oral arguements and get practice tips from seasoned attorneys and sitting judges.  This seminar is an ideal introduction into federal appellate practice, with specifics about Fifth Circuit procedures.  Register Now