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My plan here is to note first major changes in appellate procedure wrought by the new federal rules generally and then to comment in some detail upon what I consider to be the most important rules. Where appropriate, I shall note changes in procedure in the individual circuits, particularly the Seventh, Eighth and Tenth Circuits.



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