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UNITED STATES COURTS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT – COURT WILL REMAIN OPEN DURING A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Posted February 9th, 2018
The Judiciary nationally has sufficient reserves to fund operations for several weeks. By an order of the chief judge, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will continue normal operations during a federal government shutdown. Absent further orders, Ninth Circuit courthouses in San Francisco and Pasadena, California, Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington,…
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USDC – SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – 150TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT

Posted February 9th, 2018
THE SAN DIEGO CHAPTER OF THE FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATION AND THE UNITED STATED DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ARE PLEASED TO PRESENT: HONORING THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RATIFICATION OF THE 14TH AMENDMENT: THE EVOLUTION OF EQUAL PROTECTION Ratified in 1868, the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides, in part, that…
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USDC – NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – PILOTS INITIAL DISCOVERY PROTOCOLS FOR EMPLOYMENT CASES ALLEGING ADVERSE ACTION

Posted February 9th, 2018
Starting February 1, 2018, the Northern District of California will participate for one year in a Pilot Program for Initial Discovery Protocols for Employment Cases Alleging Adverse Action (the “Protocols”), initiated by the Advisory Committee on Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The Protocols provide a new pretrial procedure for certain types of federal employment cases….
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USDC – EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – SCAM ALERT RE NATIONAL COURT INTERPRETER DATABASE

Posted February 9th, 2018
To: All Individuals Listed in the National Court Interpreter Database Re: Interpreting-NCID Scam The Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AO) was advised this morning that interpreters in several states received a scam email requesting money in exchange for being listed in the judiciary’s National Court Interpreter Database (NCID), which is used by federal…
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USBC – CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – RELOCATION OF LOS ANGELES INTAKE SECTION

Posted February 9th, 2018
Effective Monday, February 12, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court’s Los Angeles Division Intake Section will permanently relocate to Room 100 on the Terrace Level of the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 255 East Temple Street, Los Angeles, California 90012. The new location is adjacent to the courthouse cafeteria. Debtors and other parties eligible…
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USBC – CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – COURT EXPECTED TO OPERATE THROUGH MARCH 1, 2018 IN THE EVENT OF GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Posted February 9th, 2018
In the event that Congress does not pass an appropriations bill to continue funding the federal government beyond February 9, 2018, the federal judiciary will use other funds, such as fees collected, to enable federal courts to remain open for approximately three weeks through March 1, 2018. During that time, scheduled hearings will be held…
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SUPREME COURT – REVISES EFILING RULES

Posted February 9th, 2018
See full notice at: http://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/supreme-court-rules-regarding-electronic-filing-amended-and-effective-february-1-2018.pdf