Archived General Orders

Number Description Date filed
00-02

Amendment to Local Rules Governing Duties of Magistrate Judges

06/28/2000
00-04

The Standing Committee on Discipline

11/08/2000
00-05

The Prohibition of Broadcasting, Recording or Photographing in the Courtroom

11/08/2000
00-06

Amendments to Local Rules Governing Duties of Magistrate Judges

11/08/2000
01-01

Method of Allocating Cases Among the Divisions of the Central District of California

02/21/2001
01-02

The Prohibition of Broadcasting, Recording or Photographing in the Courtroom (Eastern Division)

02/21/2001
01-04

Attorney Settlement Officer Panel (Supersedes GO 98-2)

05/30/2001
01-06

Pilot Prisoner Mediation Program (Supersedes GO 99-2)

07/10/2001
01-07

The Adoption of Revised Local Civil Rules (Supersedes GO 00-08)

09/06/2001
01-13

Assignment of Duties to Magistrate Judges (Supersedes GOs. 104, 104-A, 104-B, 104-C, 104-D, 104-E, 104-F and 194, 194-A, 194-B, 194-C, 194-D, 194-E, 194-F, 194-G, 194-H, 194-I and 97-3)

11/21/2001
02-06

Method of Allocating Civil Cases in the Eastern Division of the Central District of California

03/01/2002
02-07

Alternative Dispute Resolution Pilot Program

08/22/2002
02-08

Pilot Prisoner Mediation Program (Supersedes General Orders 99-2 and 01-06)

08/22/2002
02-09

Service and Filing of Pleadings and Other Papers - Electronic Case Filings

08/22/2002
02-11

Order Designating All Federal Debt Collection Act Cases for Electronic Filing

08/22/2002
02-14

Documents To Be Filed Under Seal

11/25/2002
03-04

Plan for Achieving Prompt Disposition of Criminal Cases (Speedy Trial Act Plan) (Supersedes GO No. 209 and Superseded by GO Nos. 11-05 & 11-14)

10/07/2003
03-05

Establishing Court Policy Governing Naturalization Ceremonies Conducted at Locations Other than a United States Courthouse (Rescinds GO 96-6, Superseded by GO 12-05)

11/08/2003
03-06

Order Designating All Federal Debt Collection Act Cases for Electronic Filing (Supersedes General Order No. 02-11)

11/18/2003
03-12

Plan of the United States District Court, Central District of California for the Random Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors (Supersedes section 13.1 of General Order 99-8)

12/16/2003
03-13

Eastern Division Pilot Project for Inclusion of Magistrate Judge in Civil Case Assignment Wheel

12/16/2003
04-01

Attorney Settlement Officer Panel (Supersedes General Orders 98-2, No. 01-04, and superseded by No. 11-10)

05/26/2004
05-01

Order Authorizing Electronic Filing Pilot Project (Supersedes General Order No. 03-06)

01/18/2005
05-06

Assignment of Cases and Duties to Judges (Supersedes GOs. 83 & 84 and Consolidates GOs. 224, 224-A, 224-B 224-C, 224-D, 224-E and 224-F and Subsequent GOs. 224, 224-A, 224-B, 224-C, 224-D, and GNs. 96-20 & 98-4)

06/27/2005
05-08

New Local Criminal Rule 46-2.1

11/09/2005
05-09

Amendment to Local Civil Rule 7.1-1

11/09/2005
05-10

Amendment to Local Civil Rule 11-3.8

11/09/2005
06-05

Adoption of Interim Procedure Rules

06/05/2006
06-06

In the Matter of Wireless Communication Devices within Courthouses and Federal Buildings

11/16/2006
06-07

Order Authorizing Electronic Filing (Supersedes General Order Nos. 03-06 and 05-01)

12/13/2006
07-01

Alternative Dispute Resolution Pilot Program (Supersedes General Order 02-07, and superseded by 11-10).  ADR-03.

03/22/2007
07-02

Assignment of Cases and Duties to Judges (Supersedes General Order Nos. 83 and 84 and Consolidates General Order Nos. 224, 224-a, 224-b, 224-c, 224-d, 224-e and 224-f and Subsequent General Order Nos. 224, 224-a, 224-b, 224-c, 224-d, and General Order Nos. 96-20, 98-4 and 05-06)

03/22/2007
07-06

Amends Section II of General Order 98-06 (Superseded by GO 13-09)

10/01/2007
07-08

Order Authorizing Electronic Filing (Supersedes General Order Nos. 03-06, 05-01 and 06-07)

10/01/2007
07-09

Method of Allocating Criminal and Complex Criminal Cases Among the Divisions of the Central District Court of California (Supersedes General Order No. 96-21)

10/12/2007
07-10

Plan of the United States District Court, Central District of California for the Random Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors (Rescinds General Order Nos. 99-8 and 03-12) (Superseded by GO 11-08)

11/28/2007
08-01

Assignment of Cases and Duties to Judges (Supersedes GO No. 07-02)

01/29/2008
08-02

Order Authorizing Electronic Filing (Supersedes General Order 07-08; also refer to GO 08-11. Superseded by GO 10-07)

02/07/2008
08-03

Service of Electronically Filed Documents

02/07/2008
08-04

CJA Interim and Final Voucher Submissions (Superseded by GO 13-04)

03/24/2008
08-05

Assignment of Cases and Duties to Judges (Supersedes GO No. 08-01)

04/17/2008
08-06

The Reappointment of Stephen J. Hillman As Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge at Los Angeles, California

06/06/2008
08-07

The Reappointment of Rita Coyne Federman As Part-Time United States Magistrate Judge at Santa Barbara, California

06/06/2008
08-08

Plan for the Composition, Administration, and Management of the Panel of Private Attorneys Under the Criminal Justice Act (Amends section III of GO 07-06) (Superseded by GO 13-09)

08/14/2008
08-09

Direct Assignment of Civil Cases to Magistrate Judges (Superseded by GO 11-06)

12/03/2008
08-10

Repeal of General Order 02-08, Pilot Prisoner Mediation Program

12/08/2008
08-11

Order Authorizing Electronic Filing (Superseded by GO 10-07)

12/08/2008
09-01

Registered Legal Services Attorney

04/06/2009
09-08

Method of Allocating Removal Cases in the Eastern Division of the Central District of California

11/18/2009
10-04

The Adoption of New and Revised Local Rules

02/25/2010
10-06

Attorney Admission Fee (Superseded by GO 11-13)

06/23/2010
10-07

Order Authorizing Electronic Filing (Supersedes GOs 08-02 and 08-11) (Superseded by Local Rules effective June 1, 2012)

08/02/2010
10-08

Establishing A Capital Habeas Attorney Panel; Creation Of Capital Habeas Attorney Panel Selection Committee; Administration Of Panel (Superseded by GO 13-14)

08/31/2010
10-09

The Adoption of New and Revised Local Rules 83-17 et Seq., Special Requirements for Habeas Corpus Petitions Involving the Death Penalty

11/01/2010
10-10

The Adoption of New and Revised Local Civil Rules and Rules for Admiralty and Maritime Claims and Asset Forfeiture Actions, Effective December 1, 2010

12/06/2010
11-04

The Court Interpreter Management Plan of the United States District Court, Central District of California (Superseded by GO 13-15)

05/03/2011
11-05

Plan for Achieving Prompt Disposition of Criminal Cases (Supersedes GO 03-04 and Superseded by GO 11-14)

06/17/2011
11-06

Direct Assignment of Civil Cases to Magistrate Judges (Supersedes General Order No. 08-09)

06/28/2011
11-07

The Equal Employment Opportunity Plan and Employment Dispute Resolution Plan of the United States District Court, Central District of California

06/29/2011
11-08

The Plan of the United States District Court, Central District of California, for the Random Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors (Superseded by GO 13-13)

06/30/2011
11-12

In the Matter of the Appointment of Jean Rosenbluth as a Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge at Santa Ana, California

10/11/2011
11-16

In the Matter of the Reappointment of Charles F. Eick As a Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge at Los Angeles, California

11/18/2011
11-17

In the Matter of the Appointment of a New Merit Selection Panel (Superseded by GO 13-12)

12/13/2011
12-03

In the Matter of the Reappointment of Carla M. Woehrle As a Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge at Los Angeles, California

05/01/2012
12-04

In the Matter of the Reappointment of Arthur Nakazato As a Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge at Santa Ana, California

05/01/2012
12-06

In the Matter of the Reappointment of Rita Coyne Federman As a Part-Time United States Magistrate Judge at Santa Barbara, California

08/27/2012
13-01

Amended: Attorney Case-Opening Pilot Project (Supersedes General Order No. 13-01)

10/07/2013
13-02

In the Matter of the Reappointment of Ralph Zarefsky As a Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge at Los Angeles, California

05/02/2013
13-03

In the Matter of the Reappointment of Margaret A. Nagle As a Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge at Los Angeles, California

05/02/2013
13-10

In the Matter of the Reappointment of Jacqueline Chooljian As a Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge at Los Angeles, California

10/21/2013
13-11

In the Matter of the Reappointment of Frederick F. Mumm As a Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge at Los Angeles, California

10/21/2013
194

Assignment of Duties to Magistrates

06/14/1979
194-A

Assignment of Duties of Magistrates

07/02/1979
194-B

Local Rules Governing Duties of Magistrates

04/16/1981
194-C

Plan for the Referral of Civil Cases to Full Time United States Magistrates, Amendment of the Local Rules Governing the Duties of Magistrate

04/10/1981
194-E

Local Rules Governing Duties of Magistrates

01/22/1981
194-F

Assignments of Attorney Admission Responsibility to the United States Magistrates

03/21/1982
194-G

Local Rules Governing Duties of Magistrate

04/16/1982
194-H

Assignment of and Local Rules Governing Duties of Magistrates

04/14/1986
194-I

Local Rules Governing Duties of Magistrates

03/24/1988
224

Assignment of Cases and Duties to Judges (Refer to GO 05-06)

10/22/1993
224-A

The Assignment of Cases and Duties to Judges (Refer to GO 05-06)

06/07/1992
224-B

The Assignment of Cases and Duties to Judges (Refer to GO 05-06)

10/25/1994
224-C

Assignment of Cases and Duties to Judges (Refer to GO 05-06)

02/13/1996
224-D

Assigning Probation or Supervised Release Transfer in Criminal Cases (Refer to GO 05-06)

05/13/1995
266

Reference of Cases and Proceedings to Bankruptcy Judges of the District, and the Reference of Appeals to the Bankruptcy Appellate Panels

10/09/1984
266-A

Reference of Jury Trials in Bankruptcy Cases and Bankruptcy Proceedings to Bankruptcy Judges of the Central District

02/03/1995
269

In the Matter of the Revision of General Order No. 266 regarding the Reference of Appeals to the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

01/30/1985
308

Assignment of Habeas Corpus Petitions Involving the Death Penalty

12/08/1988
310-A

Operation of the Santa Ana Place of Holding Court

02/23/1989
310-C

Operation of the Santa Ana Court

10/22/1993
339

Deferral of Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 5(c), 16(b), 26(a)(1), 26(a)(2)(c),26(a)(3), 26(a)(4), 26(b)(2), 26(d), 29, 30(d)(2), 32(c), and 54(d)(2)(D)

12/02/1993
339-A

Futher Deferral of Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 5(e), 16(b), 26(a)(1), 26(a)(2)(c),26(a)(3), 26(a)(4), 26(b)(2), 26(d), 29, 30(d)(2), 32(c), and 54(d)(2)(D)

05/23/1994
339-B

Futher Deferral of Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 5(e), 16(b), 26(a)(1), 26(a)(2)(c),26(a)(3), 26(a)(4), 26(b)(2), 26(d), 29, 30(d)(2), 32(c), and 54(d)(2)(D)

09/13/1994
349

Allocation of Cases Among the Divisions (Supersedes Gos. 310-B and 310-D)

10/25/1994
349-A

Method of Allocating Cases among the Divisions of the Central District Court of California

01/30/1995
350-A

The Prohibition of Broadcasting, Recording or Photographing in the Courthouse

06/30/1995
95-01

Procedures for Appointing Counsel to Hospitalized Defendants

12/01/1995
95-02

Method of Allocating Criminal and Complex Criminal Cases Among the Divisions of the Central District of California

12/01/1995
96-01

Method of Assigning Bankruptcy Matters Among the Divisions of the CDCA

02/01/1996
96-03

Interpreting 11 U.S.C. ? 110 ) Which Governs Conduct of Non-Lawyer Bankruptcy Petition Preparers and Delineating the Relationship, Powers and General Order 96-3 functions of the Bankruptcy Court and the District Court under the Statue

03/06/1996
96-04

Transferring Bankruptcy Cases and Proceedings to the District Court from the Bankruptcy Court

03/06/1996
96-05

Pro Hac Vice Appearances for Bankruptcy Cases and Proceedings in the District Court

04/22/1996
96-06

Establishing Court Policy Governing Naturalization Ceremonies Conducted at Locations Other Than a United States Courthouse (Refer to GO 03-05)

04/22/1996
96-08

Automation Policy for the Central District Court of California (Superseded by General Order No. 11-09

05/23/1996
96-11

Amendments to the Student Practice Rule

10/01/1996
96-12

Amendments to Local Civil Rule 2.9,Persons Appearing Without an Attorney - Pro Se Litigants

10/01/1996
96-13

Amendments to Local Civil Rule 6,Early Meeting of Counsel - Report to Court - Status Conference

10/01/1996
96-14

Amendments to Local Civil Rule 8.1.2, Depositions - Use at Trial or on a Motion

10/01/1996
96-15

Amendments to Local Civil Rule 9, Pre-Trial Proceedings

10/01/1996
96-16

Amendments to Local Civil Rule 28, Conduct in Courtroom and Environs

10/01/1996
96-17

Amendments to Appendix a to Local Rules - Pretrial Form No. 1

01/01/1996
96-18

Amendments to Local Civil Rule 13.6,Trials - Non-jury Trial - Narrative Statements

10/01/1996
96-19

Amendments to the Plan for the Implementation of the Criminal Justice Act of 1964 As Amended, 18 U.S.C. ? 3006A

09/20/1997
96-20

Assignments of Cases and Duties To Judges (Refer to GO 05-06)

09/20/1996
96-21

Method of Allocating Criminal and Complex Criminal Cases Among the Divisions of the CDCA

09/20/1996
96-22

Amendments to Local Civil Rule 3, Form of Pleadings and Papers Filed with Court - Amended Pleadings (Refer to GO 97-01)

09/20/1996
97-01

Amendments to Local Civil Rule 3, Form of Pleadings and Papers filed with Court - Amended Pleadings

01/17/1997
97-02

Submission of Monthly Criminal Justice Act Vouchers for Interim Payments in Death Penalty Cases

06/27/1997
97-03

Assignment of Duties to Magistrate Judges

06/27/1997
98-03

Method of Allocating Civil Cases Among the Divisions of the Central District of California

02/06/1998
98-04

Assignment of Cases and Duties to Judges, Amends General Order No. 224 (Refer to GO 05-06)

09/25/1998
98-05

Method of Allocating Cases among the Divisions of the CDCA, Amends General Order # 349

09/25/1998
98-06

In Re: Plan for the Composition, Administration, and Management of the Panel of Private Attorneys under the Criminal Justice Act (Superseded by GO 13-09). 98-6.pdf, 98-6.1.pdf, CJAplan4.pdf.

11/13/1998
99-02

Pilot Prisoner Mediation Program (Refer to GO 01-06)

05/21/2002
99-05

New Local Civil Rule 2.2.7, Notification of Attorney Change of Name, Address, Firm Asociation, Telephone Number, Facsimile Number or E-mail Address

08/02/1999
99-06

Amendment to Local Civil Rule 28.1.3, Conduct in Courtroom and Environs - Southern Division and Deletion of Local Civil Rule 28.1.4

08/02/1999
99-07

Amendments to Local Civil Rule 4.6, Certification as to Interested Parties

08/02/1999
99-08

Random Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors

10/12/1999