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Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

Rulemaking and Civil Litigation in the 21st Century

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The Fort Worth Chapter of the Federal Bar Association,
Texas A&M University School of Law
The United States District Court
For the Northern District of Texas


cordially invite you to attend

Rulemaking and Civil Litigation in the 21st Century
(including an overview of the new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure)

Professor Richard Marcus

Prof. Richard Marcus holds the Horace O. Coil Chair in Litigation at UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. Since 1996, he has served as Associate Reporter to the U.S. Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules. In that capacity, he has helped draft many sets of amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including the discovery amendments of 2000, the class-action amendments of 2003, the E-Discovery amendments of 2006, the expert discovery amendments of 2011, the Rule 45 subpoena amendments of 2013, and the package of discovery amendments that went into effect on Dec. 1, 2015. He is presently Reporter to the Advisory Committee's Rule 23 Subcommittee, which is considering possible further amendments to the class-action rule.

When Monday, March 28, 2016, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where Texas A&M School of Law
A box lunch will be provided
Participatory Hours 1.0 hour MCLE credit (including .5 hours of Ethics)
Reservations RSVP in later than March 25, 2016 (space is limited)
Contact Joe Cleveland, Chapter President at (817) 339-2454 or