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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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New Chief Judge Sworn In
June 1 2017

Today, U.S. District Judge Patricia A. Gaughan was sworn in as Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Judge Gaughan is the first woman to be Chief Judge of this District. She will succeed Judge Solomon Oliver, Jr. Judge Gaughan was appointed to the federal bench in 1995 by President William Jefferson Clinton.


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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.


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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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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.


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2017 State of the Court Luncheon
October 2 2017

Hon. Patricia A. Gaughan, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, and Hon. Russ Kendig, Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, together they will report on matters of interest to practitioners in our district.

 

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