Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Proposed U.S. Criminal Procedure/ Evidence Rules

The U.S. Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules, last Aug. 10th., released for public comment a set of proposed amendments to Federal rules of criminal procedure, while the Committee on Evidence Rules is seeking input on a proposal that would add a new rule on privilege waiver. Comments are due by Feb. 15, 2007, with public hearing in Washington on Jan. 26, 2007 and in San Francisco on Feb. 2

The proposed criminal rule amendments are implementing the Crime Victims’ Right Act, codified at 18 U.S.C. §3371

Proposed Amendments
Report of Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules [ Dec. 2005] [May 2006]
Report of Advisory Committee on Evidence Rules, May 2006

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