Court and Judge Rules Update: June 7-13, 2023 | Practical Law

Court and Judge Rules Update: June 7-13, 2023 | Practical Law

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 June 7 and 13, 2023. It also reports on changes to the individual civil and criminal practice rules for the judges in select district courts during this period.

Court and Judge Rules Update: June 7-13, 2023

Practical Law Legal Update w-039-7476 (Approx. 4 pages)

Court and Judge Rules Update: June 7-13, 2023

by Practical Law Litigation
Published on 13 Jun 2023USA (National/Federal)
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 June 7 and 13, 2023. 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

District of Maine

The US District Court for the District of Maine updated its attorney application for admission to practice.

District of Rhode Island

The US District Court for the District of Rhode Island posted a general order regarding amendments to local rule 112, dealing with public access to court proceedings.

Second Circuit

Eastern District of New York

The US District Court for the Eastern District of New York posted an administrative order regarding the random assignment of Social Security cases.

Third Circuit

District of New Jersey

Judge Georgette Castner updated their motion preferences, adding procedures for motions for summary judgment.

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

The US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania posted a summary of 2023 amendments to the court’s local civil rules.
Judge Michael A. Baylson revised their pretrial and trial procedures for civil cases. Judge Baylson also posted a standing order regarding the use of AI in cases assigned to the judge.

Fifth Circuit

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit revised its notice of form for attorneys appearing and practicing before the court.

Sixth Circuit

Western District of Kentucky

The US District Court for the Western District of Kentucky posted a general order regarding case assignment and reassignment due to recusal.

Western District of Tennessee

The US District Court for the Western District of Tennessee posted a standing order regarding the referral of certain matters to magistrate judges for determination.

Seventh Circuit

Central District of Illinois

The US District Court for the Central District of Illinois posted a standing order regarding procedures in criminal matters.

Ninth Circuit

Northern District of California

Magistrate Judge Virginia K. DeMarchi revised their:

District of Oregon

The US District Court for the District of Oregon updated local civil rule 4, regarding summonses.

Eastern District of Washington

The US District Court for the Eastern District of Washington revised its bill of costs guide.

Eleventh Circuit

Middle District of Florida

Magistrate Judge Robert Norway posted the following new forms:

Northern District of Georgia

The US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia revised local rule 83.5 governing weapons in courthouses.