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Due to a National Weather Service alert regarding the likelihood of icy road conditions, all divisions of the U.S. More »
Revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, and Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure became effective on December 1, 2018.  More information regarding th...
As of December 1, 2018, revisions to Local Rule 5.1A, which addresses electronic filing, and revisions to Appendix H to the Local Rules, Revised Electronic Case Filing Standing Order and Admini...
On Friday, November 23rd, and Monday, December 24th, the Rome, Gainesville, and Newnan courthouses of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia will be closed.  The Richard B....
On behalf of the Judges of the Northern District of Georgia, I am pleased to announce the selection of Christopher C. Bly, to join our Court as a United States Magistrate Judge. More »
Revisions to Local Rule 83.1F and Appendix G, which are the rules addressing Attorney Discipline and the rules governing the Committee on Discipline, respectively, are now in effect.  ...
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules: More »
The Judicial Conference approved and implemented a new 3-day transcript rate. The rate is now in effect. More »
Residents of the Northern District of Georgia continue to receive fraudulent phone calls claiming that the victim failed to appear for jury duty in federal court.  The scammer tells the victim that...
Beginning on June 18, 2018, the Northern District of Georgia will increase the permitted size of individual electronic files uploaded to the Court's CM/ECF system from 20 MB to 25 MB.  This change...
New Local Rule 3.4 and new Local Patent Rule 1.4, which contain requirements for parties to complete and file AO Form 120 or AO Form 121, as applicable, in appropriate patent, copyright, and tradem...

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