Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance

Criminal Duty Matters

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Effective February 4, 2019, the Court will expand its pilot project for the electronic filing by the United States of certain documents in criminal duty matters. General Order No. 19-01. After that date, all documents filed by the United States Attorney’s Office in criminal duty matters must be filed electronically except:

  • Complaints and other charging documents;
  • Affidavits re: Out-of-District Arrest Warrants filed under Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 5(c)(3);
  • Documents filed concurrently with such charging documents or affidavits;
  • All Central Violations Bureau (“CVB”) matters; and
  • Any criminal duty matter handled by a district judge.

Details regarding the pilot project can be found in the following documents: