Updates to Current Publications
Listed below are amendments to our current annual publications received by us which were enacted after the publication date. Linked documents are in PDF format.
United States Bankruptcy Code & Rules Booklet
Latest automatic adjustments to dollar amounts in the provisions specified in 11 USC section 104 will take effect on April 1, 2019.
Corrections are posted below and will be incorporated in the next printing of the publication. We welcome submission of corrections. Thank you for helping us to improve our books.
Federal Civil Rules Booklet -- 2015 and earlier.
- In the Table of Rules for the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the entry for Rule 59(b) has an extraneous second sentence which should be deleted. The entry should state only "(b) Time to File a Motion for a New Trial."
United States Bankruptcy Code & Rules Booklet - .
- 2017 to 2019 editions -- 11 USC section 541(b) paragraph (10)(C): the dollar amount should be $6,425 not $6,225.
- 2015 & 2016 editions -- Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 7054(b)(2)(A), added on Dec. 1, 2014, applies portions of FRCP 54(d)(2) in adversary proceedings. The publication did not include the text of those FRCP subsections. The text of FRCP 54(d)(2), excerpted from our 2016 Federal Civil Rules Booklet, can be viewed here,
The Duke Conference Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
- In late March 2015, the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure issued an Addendum to its September 2014 Judicial Conference Report. The Addendum made minor changes in the text of the committee notes for the amendments to Rules 4(m) & 84. The Duke Conference book does not include those changes. The changes to the two committee notes can be seen here.