Note from our friends and allies at the Appellate Courts Committee
Please note the following amendments to the Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure:
— New rules to address appeals arising under the Pa. Code of Military Justice —
Promulgating order: http://www.pacourts.us/assets/opinions/Supreme/out/237aplt.pdf?cb=1.
— Amendment of rule regarding discontinuance of appeals:
Promulgating order: http://www.pacourts.us/assets/opinions/Supreme/out/238aplt.pdf?cb=1.
Please also note that amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure go into effect on December 1. The full proposal can be found here: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CDOC-113hdoc27/pdf/CDOC-113hdoc27.pdf.
Finally, a new fee schedule for the federal courts also takes effect on December 1. The schedule, as published by the Third Circuit, is attached.