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Comment on Proposed Amendments to Civil Rule 43 to Facilitate Remote Testimony

September 01, 2022

The D.C. Superior Court Rules Committee has completed its review of proposed amendments to Rule 43 of the Superior Court Rules of Civil Procedure. Changes to Rule 43(b) eliminate the requirement that a party seeking to present live testimony from a remote location establish “compelling circumstances.”

The Rules Committee will recommend approval of the amendments by the Superior Court Board of Judges unless, after consideration of comments from the bar and the public, they are modified or withdrawn. View the full text of the notice, including the language of the proposed changes, here. Written comments must be submitted by October 3, 2022, via email to [email protected] or by mail to:

Pedro E. Briones
Associate General Counsel
District of Columbia Courts
500 Indiana Avenue, NW, Room 6715
Washington, DC 20001

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