This morning the Federal Circuit published an updated version of its Rules of Practice. Notably, the court indicated amendments effective today to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure do not impact the court’s local rules or procedures. Here is the text of today’s announcement along with a link to the new document.
An updated version of the Federal Circuit Rules of Practice is now available on the court’s website (pdf). The update incorporates the December 1, 2021 amendments to Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure 3 and 6, which do not impact the Federal Circuit’s local rules or procedures.