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Court Scams Affect Citizens Nationwide
March 30 2016

Across the United States, individuals posing as federal court officials and U.S. Marshals are targeting citizens, threatening them with arrest unless they pay.
Learn about how to protect yourself against a scam.

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Introducing eVoucher
November 25 2015

CJA attorneys and experts, get ready for CJA eVoucher.
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio will soon be implementing CJA eVoucher, a web-based, paperless application to electronically process payments to attorneys and experts under the Criminal Justice Act (CJA).  CJA eVoucher will replace the current paper based CJA process.

CJA eVoucher feature and benefits include:
·    Web-based application that is accessible anywhere via the internet.
·    Includes rate tables that ensure appropriate mileage and representation rates.  
·    Performs calculations which reduce mathematical errors.
·    Expedites voucher preparation time, processing and payment time.
·    Reduces manual voucher processing errors and improves internal controls.
·    Transfers vouchers electronically between the District and Circuit Courts.
·    Integrated email system and notifications of voucher approvals.

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PACER Administrative Accounts for Consolidated Law Firm Billing and PACER Account Management
November 16 2015

The PACER Service Center (PSC) has developed the PACER Administrative Account (PAA), a consolidated billing and online account management process for groups such as law firms, financial organizations and educational or research institutions. For more information on establishing a PAA account for your firm, view the PAA User Manual ( and visit the PACER Service Center web page for PACER Administrative Account Registration (

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Justice and Legal Change on the Shores of Lake Erie: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
July 9 2015

In 2009, the Court decided to undertake a written history project which would outline the major contributions made by the District Court for the Northern District of Ohio to the administration of justice in the United States.  The resulting book, Justice and Legal Change on the Shores of Lake Erie: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, represents a culmination of the Court's work from the time of its inception in 1855 to the present day. 


For your convenience, you can purchase an electronic or hard copy directly from Ohio University Press or Amazon.

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Maximum Credit Card Transaction Limit: $24,999.99
June 9 2015

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has announced that effective June 1, 2015, the maximum transaction limit for credit card payments accepted by the federal government shall be $24,999.99. An available electronic alternative for payments in excess of $24,999.99 is a wire transfer. More information is available at:

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Federal Bar Association Brown Bag Luncheon with Peter Elliott, United States Marshal Northern District of Ohio
June 1 2016

The Federal Bar Association Northern District of Ohio Chapter will host a brown bag luncheon with Peter Elliott, United States Marshal Northern District of Ohio, on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, starting at 12:00 p.m. in Courtroom 17A of the Carl B. Stokes U.S. Court House. Click here to register.


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