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Date issued Title Description
11/18/2019 M-266-19

Notice regarding proposed amendments to D.C. App. R. 35(a)

09/20/2019 M-265-19

Notice of Proposed Amendments to Rules 3, 25, and 26.1

04/17/2019 M-264-19

Proposed technical revisions to D.C. App. R. 46(c)(2)

04/17/2019 M-263-19

Additional Notice and Comments for Proposed Revisions to D.C. App. R. 46(c)(4)

11/08/2018 M-262-18

Order and Notice Regarding the Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure

05/31/2018 M-261-18

Proposed Amendment to D.C. App. R. 46 Relating to admission of graduates of Non-Accredited Law Schools

05/31/2018 M-260-18

Proposal to Amend D.C. Rules of Professional Conduct 1.2 Relating to Limited-Scope Representation

05/04/2018 M-259-18

Notice of proposed rule change that would enable the Director of the Committee on Admissions for good cause shown to extend beyond the 360 days the period during which a person is authorized to practice pursuant to Rule 49 (c)(8), and must inform the person in writing of the length of the extension.

05/04/2018 M-258-18

Notice considering whether to amend D.C. App. R. 49 (c)(9), which governs pro bono practice by persons who are not active members of the D.C. Bar.

02/12/2016 M-253-16

Notice regarding charges for the reproduction of briefs and appendices.

02/04/2016 M-252-15 Notice pertaining to the proposal to permit third year law students to take the Bar Examination in certain circumstances is re-opened for comments, and the deadline for making comments is March 31, 2016.
10/28/2015 M-252-15

Proposed Amendments to DC App. Rule 46

10/27/2015 M-251-15

Proposed Amendment to Rule XI of the District of Columbia Rules Governing the Bar by Deleting Section 19(f)

06/10/2015 M-245-14 Proposed Amendments to Rule XI, of the District of Columbia Rules Governing the Bar, by changing the title of Bar Counsel to Disciplinary Counsel
10/31/2013 M-237-10

Order and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Pertaining to Extensive Revisions in DC App. R. 48 (Student Practice)

12/14/2012 M-240-11

Proposed new rule related to Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts (IOLTA).  This rule would allow the DC Bar Foundation to establish an IOLTA verification program.

05/23/2007 Proposed Amendment to D.C. Bar R. XI, Sec. 11 (a)

Proposed Amendment to DC Bar R. XI, Sec. 11 (a)

10/25/2006 Proposed Amendments to D.C. App. R. 46 (Bar Admissions)

Proposed Amendments to DC App. R. 46 (Bar Admissions)

12/01/2004 Notice of Correction to D.C. Court of Appeals Rules as Published

Notice of Correction to DC Court of Appeals Rules as Published

01/21/2004 "Night Filing" In the Court of Appeals (Pleadings After Hours)

"Night Filing" In the Court of Appeals (Pleadings After Hours)

10/01/2002 CJA Plan Redefinition of Metropolitan Area (October 2002)

CJA Plan Redefinition of Metropolitan Area (October 2002)

06/24/2016 M-256-16

Proposed Amendments to DCCA Rule 49