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    
05/19/2020 Notice and Order regarding Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”)
05/19/2020 Amendment to Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1020
05/19/2020 Amendment to Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1020 - redline
02/18/2020 Order regarding Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules (02/14/2020)
02/18/2020 Notice regarding Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules (02/10/2020)
02/18/2020 Proposed Interim Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms (12/19/2019)
02/18/2020 Proposed Interim Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms - redline (12/19/2019)
11/27/2018 Notice and Order regarding Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms (effective 12/01/2018)
11/30/2017 Local Bankruptcy Rules (effective 12/01/2017)
11/30//2017 Local Bankruptcy Forms (effective 12/01/2017)
11/30//2017 Order re: New Local Bankruptcy Rules and 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

 

Local Admiralty Rules

Date    
12/01/2009 Local Admiralty Rules

 

Standing Orders

Date    
09/24/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Video Teleconferencing and Telephone Conferencing for Criminal Proceedings Under the CARES Act - Second Extension
08/31/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Fifth Extension of Adjustments to Court Operations Due to the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
07/31/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Fourth Extension of Adjustments to Court Operations Due to the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
07/10/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Ensuring Public Access to Court Records during the COVID-19 Pandemic
07/07/2020 Supplemental Standing Procedural Order for Cases Seeking Social Security Review
06/30/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Third Extension of Adjustments to Court Operations Due to the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
06/26/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Video Teleconferencing and Telephone Conferencing for Criminal Proceedings Under the CARES Act - Extension
06/19/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Use of Masks or Face Coverings in Public Areas of the Edward N. Cahn U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building
06/02/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Procedures for Refunding Erroneous Electronic Payments
05/29/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Second Extension of Adjustments to Court Operations Due to the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
05/28/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Use of Masks or Face Coverings in Public Areas of the James A. Byrne U.S. Courthouse
05/13/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Use of Electronic Signatures in Prisoner and Pro Se Cases
04/30/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Extending Administrative and Civil Forfeiture Deadlines
04/15/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Expanded Use of Electronic Signatures Due to the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
04/13/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Interim Payments to CJA Panel Attorneys and Service Providers
04/10/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Extension of Adjustments to Court Operations Due to the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
03/30/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Video Teleconferencing and Telephone Conferencing for Criminal Proceedings
03/25/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Temporary Closing of the James A. Byrne U.S. Courthouse in Philadelphia
03/20/2020 Supplemental Standing Order - In Re: Courthouse Access During COVID-19 Outbreak
03/18/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Additional Adjustments to Court Proceedings Due to the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
03/17/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Electronic Filing of Complaints in Civil Cases
03/17/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Courthouse Access During the COVID-19 Outbreak
03/16/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Temporary Suspension of Attorney Admission Ceremonies
03/13/2020 Standing Order - In Re: Temporary Continuance of Civil and Criminal Jury Trials Due to the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
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