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Wed, 01/29/2020

The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania together with the Homer S. Brown Division (“HSBD”) of the Allegheny County Bar Association invite you to join us as we explore and celebrate diversity in the Western...

Mon, 01/27/2020

Chief Judge D. Brooks Smith of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has announced the release of the “2019 Report of the Third Circuit Task Force on Eyewitness Identifications.” The Report was recently published in the Temple...

Mon, 01/27/2020

Continuing Legal Education Program: How to Effectively Drive Forward Your Trial Theme Consistently Throughout the Case - Opening Statement, Direct Examination, Cross-Examination and Closing Statement

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Tue, 01/14/2020

Procurement Specialists ensure that court units are supplied with required materials, equipment, and services. Individuals ensure compliance with guidelines, policies, and approved internal controls.

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Wed, 01/08/2020

“Tips on Interacting with the Federal Court from Experienced Law Clerks"
Friday, January 31, 2020 (12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

This hour-long lunch session, which provides one ethics...

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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