No changes to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure for 2016
In April of this year, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its orders for upcoming changes to the various rules used in federal courts. The Supreme Court only issued changes for the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. There were no changes proposed or adopted for 2016 for the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, or the Federal Rules of Evidence.
You can review the Supreme Court’s orders by clicking here. The next opportunity for amendments will be when the court issues its next orders, likely in April of 2016.