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USBC – CENTRAL – BANKRUPTCY LITIGATION CLINIC – WOODLAND HILLS

Posted August 14th, 2018
A bankruptcy litigation clinic will be held at the San Fernando Valley division on Friday, August 10, 2018 and on Friday, September 7, 2018. The two hour programs will begin at 10:00 a.m. Designed for people who have already filed a bankruptcy petition to address the following issues: After filing for bankruptcy, have you been…
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USDC – NORTHERN DISTRICT – APPLICATION FOR LAWYER REPRESENTATIVE TO THE NINTH CIRCUIT NOW OPEN

Posted August 14th, 2018
The Northern District of California is seeking federal practitioners interested in bench and bar activities to apply to serve as Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representatives. Six Lawyer Representatives will be appointed in the Northern District this year, each to serve three-year terms. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 7, 2018. Lawyer Representatives help…
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USDC – NORTHERN DISTRICT – MAGISTRATE JUDGE REAPPOINTMENTS

Posted August 14th, 2018
The current terms of office for the following United States Magistrate Judges in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California are due to expire: U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline S. Corley on May 17, 2019; and U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins on July 4, 2019. The United States District Court is required by…
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USDC – EASTERN DISTRICT – JUDGE PETER A. NOWINSKI

Posted August 14th, 2018
Judge Peter A. Nowinski, a retired U.S. magistrate judge who played a role in the Unabomber case and also served as chief associate deputy attorney general during the George H.W. Bush administration, died last week in Sacramento. He was 74. Nowinski died July 26 at home surrounded by his family, according to his son, Alexander….
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VENTURA – JUDGE FREDERICK H. BYSSHE RETIRES

Posted August 14th, 2018
Judge Frederick H. Bysshe retired on July 31, 2018, after more than 17 years on the Ventura Superior Court bench. During his career, he presided over a wide range of civil and criminal assignments, and served on the court’s appellate division. He also led the civil division for two years as Supervising Civil Judge, and…
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RIVERSIDE – CIVIL FILING AND CALENDAR CHANGES

Posted August 14th, 2018
The following civil filing and calendar changes will be effective July 11, 2018: All case management hearings (Case Management Conferences, Orders to Show Cause, Status Conferences, and Trial Setting Conferences) and trial assignments on cases originating from Palm Springs will be heard at the Historic Courthouse, Department 1 (Master Calendar). The Historic Courthouse is located…
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