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Mon, 07/22/2019

AND NOW, this 19th day of July, 2019, the Honorable Peter J. Phipps having been appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; and there being a number of cases currently pending in the United States District Court for the...

Tue, 07/09/2019

The current 14-year term of office for two U.S. Bankruptcy Judges for the District of Delaware are due to expire. Chief Judge Christopher S. Sontchi’s term is due to expire on February 22, 2020. Judge Brendan L. Shannon’s term expires on March 12...

Tue, 07/09/2019

This CLE will address Wellness Issues Impacting the Legal Profession, including special risks faced by the legal profession, the effects of Stress and Burnout, what to do if you recognize potential issues, and helpful resources provided to judges...

Fri, 06/14/2019

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania implemented a new method for gathering juror questionnaires

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Wed, 05/29/2019

It appearing that a priority for the federal courts is increasing the public's understanding of the work of the federal courts in securing equal justice under law, AND it further appearing that this mission will be enhanced by magnifying this...

Tue, 05/21/2019

The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that its Board of Judges has designated Patricia L. Dodge to serve as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Ms....

Thu, 05/16/2019

Acting U.S. Marshal Michael D. Baughman, Western District of Pennsylvania, wishes to alert the community of fraudulent activity involving jury service.

Please see the attached advisory for additional information ...

Wed, 04/10/2019

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER #2 RELATIVE TO IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FIRST STEP ACT, P.L.115-391

For more information, see attached Order here.

Wed, 04/03/2019

Courtroom technology training seminars for attorneys, paralegals, and other support staff will continue to be offered throughout 2019.

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Tue, 04/02/2019

Please join us for an exciting accounting by the Honorable Jeffery A. Deller, United States Bankruptcy Judge regarding the history of the Bankruptcy Court and its predecessors in the Western District of Pennsylvania.

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