October 29, 2018 to November 9, 2018
ALL WRITTEN COMMENTS DUE BY CLOSE OF BUSINESS
November 9, 2018
In 2018, the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approved publication of proposed amendments to the following rules:
- Appellate Rules 35, 40;
- Bankruptcy Rules 2002, 2004, 8012;
- Civil Rule 30; and
- Evidence Rule 404.
The comment period opened August 15, 2018 and closes February 15, 2019. Read the text of the proposed amendments and supporting materials:
Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood ceremonially swore Mr. Anderson in at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, May 4, 2018. He was previously appointed Interim U.S. Attorney by U.S. Attorney General Jefferson B. Sessions III on January 4, 2018, for a period of 120 days.
Mr. Anderson has previously held the positions of First Assistant United States Attorney and Criminal Chief for the districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.
The new panel attorney hourly rates of $140 for non-capital representations and $188 for capital representations apply to services performed on or after March 23, 2018. Where the appointment of counsel occurred before March 23, 2018, the new hourly compensation rates apply to that portion of services provided on or after the effective date.