Prohibition on Citing to Unpublished Decisions May Be Removed
A New Proposal to Permit Lawyers To Cite “Unpublished” Opinions: Does It Go Far Enough?:
A rule proposed by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts would allow attorneys to cite unpublished opinions. This would require an amendment to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure. If this change were to be adopted, it would not go into effect until late 2005 or 2006.