Blawgletter’s senior partner in Seattle, Parker Folse, reminded us today about a new Federal Rule of Civil Procedure — Rule 5.2 — and "comprehensive style amendments" to Rules 1-86 and the Illustrative Civil Forms.  The addition and changes took effect a few days ago, on December 1, 2007.

Rule 5.2 protects certain kinds of private information from disclosure in court filings.

You can check out the sleek, stylish, and pizzazy revisions in all their minty freshness here.

Links to just about anything you’d like to know about the subject matter appear on this page at the U.S. Courts website.

We understand that The Honorable Lee H. Rosenthal spearheaded the effort.  And a terrific job she did.

Barry Barnett

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