The U.S. Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure has scheduled a meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, for January 9-10, 2014. While the meeting will be open to public observation, the public is not invited to participate. On January 9, the U.S. Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure will hold a public hearing in Phoenix, Arizona, on the proposed amendments to Civil Rules 1, 4, 6, 16, 26, 30, 31, 33, 34, 36, 37, 55, 84, and the Appendix of Forms. Among the proposed amendments are changes to the discovery rules currently dividing the defense and plaintiffs’ bars. See Federal Register, December 16, 2013.