Rule 101


These rules govern proceedings in the courts of the United States and before United States bankruptcy judges and United States magistrate judges, to the extent and with the exceptions stated in Rule 1101.

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Note (Federal Judicial Center)

The rule enacted by the Congress is the rule prescribed by the Supreme Court without change.

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Advisory Committee’s Note

Rule 1101 specifies in detail the courts, proceedings, questions, and stages of proceedings to which the rules apply in whole or in part.

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1987 Advisory Committee’s Note

United States Bankruptcy judges are added to conform this rule with Rule 1101(b) and Bankruptcy Rule 9017.

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Note (1993 Amendment)

A revision was made in 1993 to refer to "magistrate judges" to conform the rule to changes made by the Judicial Improvements Act of 1990.

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