Rule Amendments

Each court of appeals acting by a majority of its judges in regular active service may, after giving appropriate public notice and opportunity for comment, make and amend rules governing its practice. Fed. R. App. P. 47(a)(1). This court's Rules Advisory Committee Members, consisting of an attorney from each of the states constituting the Fourth Circuit, makes recommendations and advises the court concerning proposed changes to the local rules.

Local Rule Amendments

  • Adoption of Standing Order 14-01
    (takes effect for formal briefing orders issued on or after September 1, 2014, in appointed counsel and in forma pauperis cases)

Federal Rule Amendments