Longtime Cleveland Federal Clerk of Court Retires
March 30 2017
The longtime clerk of court and administrator for the federal court in northern Ohio is retiring after heading the office for nearly 26 years.
Geri Smith's last day is Friday. Sandy Opacich, currently the human resources director for the U.S. District Court, will take over Monday as clerk and administrator.
Elimination of Three-Day Rule - Changes to Local Civil Rule 7.1 and Appendix B ¶ 14
December 1 2016
To conform with the “Three-Day Rule” amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Civil, Criminal, and Bankruptcy Procedures which take effect on December 1, 2016, the Judges of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio approved amendments to Local Rule 7.1 and Appendix B ¶ 14. The amendments remove the extra three days to act after service by electronic means under FRCP 5(b)(2)(E).
Changes to the Fee Schedule
November 14 2016
Please take notice that the Judicial Conference of the United States has approved inflationary adjustments to District Court fees. These changes will become effective December 1, 2016. Click here to view the changes to the Fee Schedule.
Constitution Day 2016: New Citizens to Take Oath at Iconic Sites
September 12 2016
Students will participate in real-life civics lessons at naturalization ceremonies scheduled at National Park Service sites and other, iconic places from Ellis Island to Pearl Harbor, in celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day on Friday, September 16. Some ceremonies, including the Ellis Island naturalization, can be viewed by livestream starting at 10:45 a.m. EDT on September 16 from uscourts.gov.
ACS Northeast Ohio Chapter, Cleveland-Marshall Student Chapter, the Federal Bar Association, and the Cleveland Marshall College of Law Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection
September 8 2016
Join the ACS Northeast Ohio Chapter and the Cleveland-Marshall Student Chapter, the Federal Bar Association,and the Cleveland Marshall College of Law Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection for an analysis of the legal framework undergirding civil liberties and privacy rights in a society where far-reaching technology is an increasingly prevalent part of our lives. We will also discuss how privacy rights and national security interests must be balanced and the future implications of the Apple iPhone dispute and what we can glean from it about this ever-changing area of law.