Proposed Amendment to Local Rules. ACTION REQUESTED BY COB March 18, 2022

Comments from the public and bar pursuant to 28 USC 2071 are requested by March 18, 2022 and may be sent electronically to  

The proposed modifications to Local Rule GNLR 15.1 (see link below) are intended to accommodate the court's involvement in the 2-year audio streaming pilot project of the Judicial Conference of the United States (JCUS). The most substantial proposed change is the inclusion of model language provided by the JCUS in GNRL 15.1(a)(3).

General Order 21-0025

Submitted by SCentino on Thu, 2021-12-09 14:27
WHEREAS, there are currently in the Qualified Jury Wheel, Two-Thousand
Three-Hundred Seventy-One (2,371) prospective jurors as required by the Jury Selection and
Service Act of 1968, as Amended, and,
WHEREAS, it is necessary to create a new Pool to appear for jury service on
December 28, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. The term of service for the Pool shall not exceed the length of
said trial or a period of sixty days, whichever is longer, unless extended by Court.