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UNITED STATES COURTS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT – CIVICS CONTEST FOCUSES ON THE FOURTH AMENDMENT IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Posted February 5th, 2019
The 2019 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest offers high school students in the western United States and Pacific islands an opportunity to win cash prizes while learning about the role of the judicial branch in preserving our constitutional rights. The theme of the contest is “The 4th Amendment in the 21st Century—What is an ‘Unreasonable Search…
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT – SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – GENERAL ORDER LIFTING STAY OF CIVIL MATTERS INVOLVING THE UNITED STATES AS A DEFENDANT

Posted February 5th, 2019
On January 9, 2019, the Court adopted General Order 688 staying civil matters in which the United States is a Defendant, in light of the lapse in appropriations to the 20 Department of Justice that occurred on December 21, 2018. On January 25, 2019, 21 appropriations were restored to the Department of Justice. On January…
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UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT – CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – SAN FERNANDO VALLEY DIVISION – ORDER GRANTING THE UNITED STATES’ OMNIBUS MOTIONF OR ENLARGEMENT OF DEADLINES AND A STAY OF PROCEEDINGS IN WHICH THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT IS A PARTY IN LIGHT OF LAPSE OF APPROPRIATIONS

Posted February 5th, 2019
After due consideration of a Motion filed by the United States Attorney for the Central District of California (“Motion”), the Court makes the following findings: 1. At the end of the day on December 21, 2018, the appropriations act that funded many of the Departments of the United States of America expired and appropriations lapsed….
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UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT – CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – REASSIGNMENT OF NOTHERN AND SAN FERNANDEO VALLEY DIVISION CHAPTER 13 CASES/JUDGE SALTZMAN’S HEARINGS

Posted February 5th, 2019
Effective February 11, 2019, Judge Martin R. Barash’s pending San Fernando Valley Division Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases and related adversary proceedings will be reassigned to Chief Judge Maureen A. Tighe. Also effective February 11, 2019, Judge Deborah J. Saltzman’s pending Northern Division Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases and related adversary proceedings will be reassigned to Judge…
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UNITED STATE BANKRUPTCY COURT – CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – REASSIGNMENT OF NORTHERN AND SAN FERNANDEO VALLEY DIVISION CHAPTER 13 CASES/JUDGE SALTZMAN’S HEARINGS

Posted February 5th, 2019
Effective February 11, 2019, Judge Martin R. Barash’s pending San Fernando Valley Division Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases and related adversary proceedings will be reassigned to Chief Judge Maureen A. Tighe. Also effective February 11, 2019, Judge Deborah J. Saltzman’s pending Northern Division Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases and related adversary proceedings will be reassigned to Judge…
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VENTURA – JUDICIAL ASSIGNMENT

Posted February 5th, 2019
Effective February 1, 2019 – Judge Jeffrey Bennett will be assigned to Department 21 at the Ventura Hall of Justice. Civil cases previously assigned to Judge Kent Kellegrew in Courtroom 21 are now assigned to Judge Jeffrey Bennett. http://www.ventura.courts.ca.gov/pn/pn2019_0123a.pdf


VENTURA – JUDGE DEREK D. MALAN TAKES THE BENCH

Posted February 5th, 2019
Derek D. Malan took the bench on Monday as Ventura County’s newest Superior Court judge. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Glen M. Reiser. Judge Malan was elected to the position in the June 5, 2018 primary election, with the term of office taking effect January 7, 2019. Judge Malan has…
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VENTURA – JUDGE GLEN M. REISER RETIRES

Posted February 5th, 2019
Judge Glen M. Reiser retires on January 7, 2019, after more than 20 years on the Ventura Superior Court bench. During his career, he presided over a wide range of assignments, including criminal trials, civil trials, civil law and motion, family law, probate, guardianships and environmental law matters. Judge Reiser was appointed to the Ventura…
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VENTURA – FEE CHANGE

Posted February 5th, 2019
Beginning February 1, 2019 the fee for each eDelivery submission will increase to $6.70, in addition to any court filing fees. (California Rules of Court, Rule 2.253 and Code of Civil Procedure 1010.6) http://www.ventura.courts.ca.gov/pn/pn2018_1128_eff-20190201_Notice-of-eDelivery-Fee-Change.pdf