Local Rules, Standing and Administrative Orders

Local Civil Rules

Date    
08/11/2017 Local Rules of Civil Procedure (includes an amendment to Local Rule 40.1 that addresses a matter of internal court governance)
07/01/2003 Court-Annexed Mediation Protocol under Local Rule 53.3

 

Local Criminal Rules

Date    
09/18/2018 Local Criminal Rules
09/18/2018 Notice and Order regarding Amended Criminal Rule 6.1
01/01/2001 Special Schedule For Blue Marsh Lake (effective 01/01/2001)

 

Local Bankruptcy Rules

Date    
11/27/2018 Notice and Order regarding Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms (effective 12/01/2018)
11/30/2017 Order re: New Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms (effective 12/01/2017)
11/30/2017 New Bankruptcy Rules (effective 12/01/2017)
11/30/2017 New Bankruptcy Forms (effective 12/01/2017)
10/20/2017 Notice regarding Proposed Amendments to the Local Rules and Forms of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
09/11/2017 Proposed Local Bankruptcy Rules
05/25/2017 Summary of Proposed Changes: Local Bankruptcy Rules
08/16/2017 Proposed Local Bankruptcy Forms
05/25/2017 Summary of Proposed Changes: Local Bankruptcy Forms
08/16/2017 Memorandum from Chief Judge Eric L. Frank of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania regarding Proposed Amendments to Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the Local Bankruptcy Forms
12/01/2009 Local Bankruptcy Rules

 

Local Admiralty Rules

Date    
12/01/2009 Local Admiralty Rules

 

Standing Orders

The Civil Justice Expense and Delay Reduction Plan contains related information.

Date    
05/16/2019 Standing Order Effective June 3, 2019 re: Procedures regarding the Possession and Use of Cameras and Personal Electronic Devices by Visitors to United States Courthouses and Other Federal Court Locations in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
05/15/2019 Administrative Standing Order - In Re: Section 603(b) Relief under First Step Act
11/19/2018 Standing Procedural Order for Cases Seeking Social Security Review
08/21/2018 Standing Order Re: Direct Assignment of Social Security Appeals to Magistrate Judges (Pilot Program)
06/25/2018 Standing Order Re: Removal, Prior to Self-Surrender, of GPS Device Imposed as Condition of Pretrial Release
11/09/2015 Standing Order Re: Attorney Panel for Pro Se Plaintiffs in Employment Cases
12/01/2009 Standing Orders
- Standing Order Re: Sentencing Reform Act of 1984

 

Administrative Orders

Date    
04/26/2019 Administrative Order - In Re: Defender Motions for Sentence Reductions Under Section 404 of the First Step Act
02/04/2019 Administrative Order - In Re: Motions for Sentencing Reduction Under Section 404 of the First Step Act
05/16/2016 Administrative Order - Johnson
03/22/2016 Supplemental Administrative Standing Order - Johnson
03/22/2016 Supplemental Administrative Standing Order - Johnson
12/23/2015 Administrative Standing Order - Johnson