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Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Thu, 03/09/2023

On Monday, April 3, 2023 at 4:00 p.m., the federal judiciary will hold its second nationwide diversity program, with a particular focus on expanding the pipeline of potential bankruptcy and magistrate judges. The “Roadways” event aims to further...

Thu, 03/09/2023

Pleas, Plea Bargaining, and Criminalization in the United States

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
5:00 p.m.; Reception to follow
Moot Court Room, Cleveland State University College of Law
1801 Euclid Avenue

Tue, 02/21/2023


Office of the Circuit Executive


Pursuant to the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984, P.L. 98-353, the Regulations of the Judicial Conference of the...

Wed, 02/15/2023

On March 3, 2023, as part of the FBA’s African American History observance, Northeast Ohio attorney James R. Willis will share his experiences and insights from a lifetime of public service spanning both a military and legal career.  Mr. Willis...

Thu, 01/26/2023

The FBA Mentoring and Law School Committee is hosting a Winter Happy Hour!

Come enjoy drinks, appetizers and shuffleboard with us at Forest City Shuffleboard.

When: Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Thu, 01/05/2023

The Criminal Justice Act (“CJA”) Plan of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio sets forth provisions for furnishing representation in federal court for any person financially unable to obtain representation in...

Tue, 12/20/2022

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is soliciting applications from persons interested in appointment as Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Ohio. The Federal Public Defender supervises a staff of...

Thu, 12/01/2022

The Court has approved for publication for public comment proposed amendments to Local Civil Rule Appendix K relating to the standard for discovery of electronically stored information (“E-Discovery”).  The proposed amendments are posted on the...

Thu, 12/01/2022

Modifications to Local Civil Rule 3.13 and Appendix I and Local Criminal Rule 17.1.1

The following rules and appendices were modified to reflect the amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure,...

Thu, 11/17/2022

On Monday, December 12, 2022, the Federal Bar Association Northern District of Ohio Chapter is hosting Speaking the Truth to Power: Examining Professional Responsibility Through the Lens of the Military Legal Advisor (2.5 Professionalism CLE...