(a) Scope of Rules.
(1) These rules govern procedure in the United States courts
(2) When these rules provide for filing a motion or other
document in the district court, the procedure must comply
with the practice of the district court.
(b) Definition. In these rules, "state" includes
the District of Columbia and any United States commonwealth or territory.
(c) Title. These rules are to be known as the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure.
These rules are to be known as the Federal Rules of Appellate
Procedure. (As amended Apr. 30, 1979, eff. Aug. 1, 1979; Apr.
25, 1989, eff. Dec. 1, 1989; Apr. 29, 1994, eff. Dec. 1, 1994;
Apr. 24, 1998, eff. Dec. 1, 1998; Apr. 29, 2002, eff. Dec. 1,
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