Changes to the Local Rules
The Court has adopted the amended Local Civil Rules, amended Rules for Admiralty and Maritime Claims and Asset Forfeiture Actions, and amended Local Criminal Rules that are attached to this notice.
These amended rules are effective June 1, 2012....
Pandemic Flu Threat
The District Court is doing its part to limit the spread of the flu virus.
District Court Executive
Effective November 1, 2011, the following District Court fees will be increased as follows:
Cell Phones in the Courthouse
In accordance with Local Rule 83-6, cell phones that have video or sound recording or photographic capabilities are prohibited in all court spaces within the federal courthouses located in the California Central District.
Sherri R. Carter
Acceptance of Credit Cards
Effective July 3, 2006, the Clerk’s Offices in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will begin to accept credit cards (Mastercard/Visa, Discover, American Express) for filing fees and miscellaneous fees. Credit card payments may be made at all...
Educational and Ethical Reminder Re: Ex Parte Communications
In a Discipline Order filed on June 20, 2006, a three judge panel of the Court imposed disciplinary sanctions on a member of the Bar. As part of the sanctions, the panel ordered that the Clerk of Court disseminate to the Bar and general public the...
Availability of Transcripts
At its September 2007 session, the Judicial Conference approved a new policy regarding the availability of transcripts of court proceedings. Effective May 27, 2008, all ordered transcripts will be electronically filed by the court...
Media Document Delivery System
Effective August 1, 2005, registered Media Document Delivery System (MEDDS) applicants may sign up to receive criminal orders and judgments on a case-by-case basis by e-mail. Documents sealed or otherwise restricted by court order will not be...
E-Filing of Social Security Cases
Pursuant to General Order 05-01, the Court has authorized the E-Filing of Social Security Cases effective June 6, 2005. Attorneys who have been trained are authorized to begin electronically filing in new and pending Social Security cases.
Electronic Access to Criminal Documents
Effective August 1, 2005, the Office of the Clerk will post criminal documents on the court’s Internet website. Any subscriber to WebPACER will be able to read, download, store and print the full content of these electronic documents. The clerk’s...
The Court has adopted, subject to public comment, the attached new Local Civil Rule 79-5.4. The new local rule is in compliance with the policy of the Judicial Conference of the United States and the E-Government Act of 2002 (as Amended).