The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee is seeking comments on proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (as well as proposed changes to other sets of federal rules).  The details are here.

The Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure that are proposed to be amended are Rules 3, 13, 26,1, 28, and 32.  The amendments appear to be relatively uncontroversial.

The proposed amendments to Rules 3 and 13 alter those rules to dele

Chief Justice Rabner has announced that Judge Lisa Rose is being temporarily assigned to the Appellate Division, Part A, for the period of September 11-November 19, 2017.  As reported here, the General Assignment Order for 2017-18 made provision for a then-unnamed temporary assignee for Part A.

Judge Rose, a graduate of Rutgers University and the Seton Hall School of Law, sits in Hudson County. Appointed to the Superior Court bench by Governor Christie in 2011, Judge Rose started out in the Criminal Division but moved to Civil i

In a Notice to the Bar that is available here, the Appellate Division announced that it “anticipates that e-filing of appeals will be made mandatory in the fall of 2017.”  That would be the culmination of an electronic filing rollout that goes back as far as 2012.

In light of that, the Appellate Division is offering training sessions in September and October in Mount Holly, Tre