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Mon, 01/06/2020

Regarding Random Assignment Of Certain Pittsburgh Criminal Docket Cases To Hon. Stephanie Haines

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Tue, 12/10/2019

Courtroom technology training seminars for attorneys, paralegals, and other support staff will continue to be offered throughout 2020.

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Thu, 12/05/2019

Conceived in Liberty & Dedicated to Equality: A Celebration of Diversity in the Western District of Pennsylvania

February 12, 2020 | 2 – 4 p.m., Reception to Follow

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Thu, 11/21/2019

WHEREAS, this Court has been designated as a District Court in which the Pilot Program in Certain District Courts related to patents and plant variety protection, Pub. L. No. 111-349, 124 Stat. 3674, 28 U.S.C. § 137 ("Patent Pilot Program") will...

Tue, 11/19/2019

Federal Practice Program "Winds of Change in the Federal Courts" - Friday, December, 13, 2019

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Thu, 10/24/2019

AND Now, the 23rd day of October, 2019, after consultation with the District Judges resident in the Court's Johnstown Division, and with the chairperson of the Court's Case Assignment Committee, the following Administrative Order is entered:...

Fri, 10/18/2019

The Court has become aware that individuals have been receiving false or “scam” email messages that have the appearance of coming from this Court, or one or more of its Judges, including from the Chief Judge.

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Fri, 10/11/2019

“Tarred and Feathered tax collector” (1791), wood engraving. Library of Congress

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Thu, 10/10/2019

The current 14-year term of office for U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Eric L. Frank for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania is due to expire on February 13, 2020. The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is considering the reappointment...

Thu, 10/10/2019

The PBA Federal Practice Committee and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law are sponsoring the Federal Practice Institute on Friday, October 25, 2019. This year's Federal Practice Institute includes nine federal judges, as well as law...