Potential changes to amicus funding disclosure requirements divided judges on a federal judiciary policy panel on Wednesday, with some seeing a benefit to greater transparency and others expressing skepticism.

The comments came during an Advisory Committee on Appellate Rules meeting, where members shared thoughts on possible rule changes that would require friend-of-the-court filers to more broadly disclose financial ties to parties and non-party members.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]