Court and Judge Rules Update: January 11-17, 2017
This Legal Update reports on significant changes to the local civil and criminal rules and procedures for all US federal district courts and appellate courts between January 11-17, 2017. It also reports on changes to the individual civil and criminal practice rules for the judges in select district courts during this period.
First Circuit Court of Appeals
The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit posted a notice of adoption of amendment to circuit rule 35.0(b).
Northern District of New York
The US District Court for the Northern District of New York entered a general order regarding its case assignment plan.
Southern District of New York
Judge Vernon S. Broderick revised his:
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit revised its internal operating procedures regarding the posting of video recordings of select oral arguments.
Western District of Pennsylvania
The US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania increased its fee for power of attorney.
Northern District of Illinois
Judge Michael T. Mason revised his case procedures regarding initial status conferences.
Western District of Wisconsin
The US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin posted a new case party information sheet.
Central District of California
Judge Valerie B. Fairbank revised her judge’s procedures regarding ex parte applications.
Judge S. James Otero revised his:
Standing order for civil cases.
Northern District of California
Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. revised his:
Northern District of Alabama
The US District Court for the Northern District of Alabama revised its:
Middle District of Florida
Judge Carlos Mendoza posted an exhibit certification form.