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Notice of Amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure Effective December 1, 2017
December 1 2017

 
Congress has taken no action on the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy and Civil Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Evidence adopted by the Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress on April 27, 2017. Under the Rules Enabling Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 2071-75, amendments to the following rules take effect December 1, 2017:

The text of the new and amended rules and accompanying committee notes—along with extensive supporting documentation related to their adoption—are posted on the “Current Rules” page of the Judiciary’s website at: http://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/current-rules-practice-procedure.

In addition, the new and amended official bankruptcy forms are effective December 1, 2017.  As approved by the Judicial Conference, the forms govern all proceedings in bankruptcy cases thereafter commenced and, insofar as just and practicable, all proceedings then pending. The amended forms are posted on the website at: http://www.uscourts.gov/forms/bankruptcy-forms.


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Public Notice: Reappointment of Magistrate Judge James R. Knepp, II, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
November 27 2017

The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge James R. Knepp, II at Toledo, Ohio is due to expire on July 29, 2018.


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Proposed Amendments for Public Comment
August 15 2017

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the attached rules and forms and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.   The public comment period closes on February 15, 2018. Click here to view the proposed amendments.


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Modifications to Local Civil Rule 80.1 and Appendix G and Local Criminal Rule 57.20 and Appendix D
June 16 2017

Modifications were made to Local Civil Rule 80.1 and Appendix G and Local Criminal Rule 57.20 and Appendix D to reflect the requirement that all requests for transcripts from any proceeding held in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio be electronically filed on the Court's docket using the appropriate transcript order form (see LR Appendix G/LCrR Appendix D) and use of the Court's eVoucher Program.


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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).


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Events


Federal Bar Association Professionalism CLE
December 15 2017

The Federal Bar Association is hosting a Professionalism CLE on Friday, December 15, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Carl B Stokes U.S. Court House.

 

Course description: #MeToo: Is Sexual Harassment Still a Problem in the Legal Profession?

 

(This program satisfies the Ohio Supreme Court's requirement for 2.5 hours of professionalism education - accreditation approval pending.)

 

Click here for more information.

 



Federal Bar Association Brown Bag Luncheon with United States Attorney Justin E. Herdman
January 10 2018

The Federal Bar Association Northern District of Ohio Chapter will host a brown bag luncheon with Justin E. Herdman, United States Attorney, Northern District of Ohio, on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, starting at 12:00 p.m. in Courtroom 19A of the Carl B. Stokes U.S. Court House.

 

Please click here for more information and to register for the BBL with United States Attorney Justin E. Herdman.




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