28 U.S.C. § 2072 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 28. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure § 2072. Rules of procedure and evidence;  power to prescribe

(a)  The Supreme Court shall have the power to prescribe general rules of practice and procedure and rules of evidence for cases in the United States district courts (including proceedings before magistrate judges thereof) and courts of appeals.

(b)  Such rules shall not abridge, enlarge or modify any substantive right.  All laws in conflict with such rules shall be of no further force or effect after such rules have taken effect.

(c)  Such rules may define when a ruling of a district court is final for the purposes of appeal under section 1291 of this title.


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