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Local Rules and Standing Orders

All documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF) unless otherwise indicated. Select a document from the list below:

  • Local Rules (August 1, 2015)
  • Standing Orders Index of all orders.
  • Standing Order 1 Forfeiture of Collateral in Lieu of Appearance and Order (August 3, 2016)
  • Standing Order 2 Pre-Marking and Listing of Exhibits, Presentation of Proposed Jury Charges in Criminal Trials and Expert Witness Qualifications (February 21, 1989)
  • Standing Order 4 Procedure In Re: Social Security Cases (April 23, 2008)
  • Standing Order 11 Registry Funds and Fees in Bankruptcy Petitions (October 23, 1984)
  • Standing Order 12 Handling of State Prisoners in Federal Facilities Within the District Produced Pursuant to Writs of Habeas Corpus ad Testificandum (December 30, 1985)
  • Standing Order 13 Taxation of Costs under Fed.R.Civ.P. 54(d) (June 11, 1997)
  • Standing Order 14 Uniform Procedures for Disposition of Habeas Corpus Petitions in Capital Cases (April 24, 1985)
  • Standing Order 15 Building Entrance and Exit Security Order (January 27, 1984)
  • Standing Order 16 Standing Order 16 - In the Matter of Establishment of Special Attorney Admissions Fund. Attachment: Plan for the Administration of the Special Attorney Admissions Fund and Disbursement Order (Revised 11/25/2008)
  • Standing Order 17 Standing Order Addressing Service of Process in Cases Where Plaintiff is Proceeding In Forma Pauperis (February 1, 1994)
  • Standing Order 18 Filing of Motions to Reconsider, for Continuance, for Extension of Time, etc. (January 24, 1991)
  • Standing Order 23 Order Adopting Alternative Dispute Resolution Plan (February 8, 1995)
  • Standing Order 25 In the Matter of Possible Lapses in Funding Appropriations (October 11, 1995)
  • Standing Order 26 Standing Order 26 - In the Matter of Fees Charged for Attorney Admission (Revised 09/01/2009)
  • Standing Order 27 Standing Order 27 - In the Matter of Fees Charged for Pro Hac Vice Admission (Revised 09/01/2009)
  • Standing Order 28 Standing Order Relating to Sealed Documents (April 5, 2000)
  • Standing Order 31 In Re: Electronic Devices in Courthouse (January 3, 2006)
  • Standing Order 32 In Re: Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (September 13, 1994)
  • Standing Order 35 Order Regarding the Court Registry Investment System (CRIS) Fee Structure and Disputed Ownership Fund (November 14, 2016)
  • Standing Order 36 Order Regarding Procedure for Refilling Divisional Master Jury Wheels (January 12, 2017)