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Local rules of court practice amended [UPDATED]

Published 9:24am Thursday, May 16, 2013 Updated 11:28am Thursday, May 16, 2013

The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota has approved amendments to the Court’s Local Rules of practice, effective May 14, 2013.

The rule changes affect Local Rules 7.3, 9.1, 39.1, 39.2, 40.1, 47.2, 54.3, 58, 67.1, 71.1, 72.1, 72.2, 79.1, 80.1, 83.10, 83.11, 83.12, and 83.13.

On March 19, 2013, the Court notified the public of the proposed amendments to these rules and provided an opportunity for public comment. After consideration of the public’s comments and the recommendations of the

Court’s Federal Practice Committee, chaired by Becky Thorson, the Court approved the amendments.

Provided below is a brief summary of the amendments. To see the amended rules, visit the Court’s website at, or contact the Office of the Clerk of Court in St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth, or Fergus Falls.

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