The approved Amendment to 5TH CIRCUIT RULE 35.5 follows:
35.5 Length. See FED.R.APP.P. 35(b)(2). The statement required by Fed. R. App. P. 35(b)(1) is included in the limit and is not a “certificate[ ] of counsel” that is excluded by Fed. R. App P. 32(f).
The amended rule is effective April 2, 2018.