Local and Federal Rules

General Orders

95-43 Operation of the U.S. District Court in the Absence of Appropriations 11/13/1995
Attorney - Appointment of Special Attorney
105-15-1 Appointment of Todd R. Bowers - Extension of Appt. 05/26/2015
95-32 Designation of Bankruptcy Judges to Hear Jury Trials 03/08/1995
Bankruptcy - Chief Judge
14-33 Order of Appointment - Hon. Frederick P. Corbit as Chief Bankruptcy Judge 09/16/2014
Circuit Library
98 Purpose, Access, Service and Conduct 01/30/1998
Court Business
12-96-1 Order Appointing Sean F. McAvoy as District Court Executive and Clerk of Court 12/27/2012
Court Business - Setting Policy
14-96-1 Maintaining an Accurate Electronic Court Record - Intradistrict Transfers 01/13/2014
10-111 In re Documents Filed Containing Blood or Other Bodily Fluids - Order Setting Policy re Documents Submitted for Filing 12/06/2010
Court Reporter Plan
14-23 The Management Plan for Court Reporting and Recording Services 08/27/2014
Crime Victim Notification
109-09-1 In re Crime Victim Notification 01/12/2009
Criminal Cases
14-9 Motions to Reduce Sentence Pursuant to United States Sentencing Commission Amendment 09/16/2014
Criminal Justice Act of 1964
13-11 Amended Criminal Justice Act Plan - Approved by the Court 3/25/2013 and Approved by the Ninth Circuit 6/28/2013 06/28/2013
09-80 Rate for Compensation of Court Appointed Counsel in Capital Habeas Corpus Cases 04/27/2009
DNA Collection
102-05-1 In re Court Policy Requiring DNA Collection Pursuant to the Justice For All Act of 2004 10/31/2005
Doe Pleadings
13-37-1 Doe Pleadings - Amendment to General Order 84-37 06/11/2013
84-37 Barring Unusual Circumstances, "Doe Pleading" is Not Permitted in the Ninth Circuit 10/31/2005
Electronic Case Files
16-35-1 Prison Electronic Filing Initiative 05/26/2016
15-35-1 In the Matter of the Prison Electronic Filing Pilot Project 04/01/2015
100-04-1 Procedural Rules for Electronic Case Filing 04/16/2004
100-02-1 Electronic Availability of Case File Information in Civil Cases, Except Social Security Cases 06/01/2002
Electronic Devices
13-113-1 Utilization of Electronic Devices During Court Proceedings 04/23/2013
Equal Employment Opportunity and Employment Dispute
14-45 Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (Part A) and Employment Dispute Resolution (Part B) 02/20/2014
Federal Bar - Lawyer Representation
15-93-1 Order Appointing James A. Goeke as Lawyer Representative 10/20/2015
15-93-2 Order Appointing Blanca Rodriguez as Lawyer Representative 10/20/2015
14-93-2 Order Appointing Geana M. Van Dessel as Lawyer Representative 10/08/2014
13-93-1 Order Appointing John Barto McEntire, IV. as Lawyer Representative 01/13/2013
08-103-1 Qualifications of Interpreters as Language Skilled 09/26/2008
06-103-3 Amended Order Re In the Matter of Hiring Court Interpreters 03/31/2006
13-49-1 Summoning Grand Juries - Order for Impanelment 07/05/2013
12-49-1 Re Disclosure of Grand Jury Material to the Defendant 09/04/2012
10-49-1 In re Supplemental Attendance Fee for Grand Jurors 03/10/2010
09-49-2 In re Supplemental Attendance Fee for Petit Jurors 09/14/2009
86-41 If civil action scheduled for trial is settled in advance of trial, juror costs shall be assessed against the parties... 04/04/1986
Jury Plan
14-49 Amended Plan for the Random Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors 10/23/2014
Magistrate Judge
14-10-1 Clerk's Authority to Sign Orders of Case Reassignment 10/22/2014
13-10-2-1 Designation of a Magistrate Judge for Service in Another District 06/29/2013
13-10-1 Order Temporarily Assigning Magistrate Judge Larry Boyle 01/22/2013
11-10-1 General Consent to U.S. Magistrate Judge in Social Security Cases 11/28/2011
00-10-2 In the Matter of Referral to Magistrate Judges of Taking Verdict Returns 04/10/2000
00-10-1 Order Referring Duty of Grand Jury Selection to Magistrate Judges 01/21/2000
Non-Appropriated Funds
13-40 The Plan for the Administration of Non-Appropriated Funds - Increase in Pro Hac Vice Fee 06/26/2013
Pro Bono Plan
16-114-1 Plan of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington for the Representation of Indigent Pro Se Litigants in Civil Cases 05/31/2016
Registry of Funds
13-112-1 Collateralization of Registry of Funds - Utilization of Court Registrty Investment System (CRIS) 01/14/2013
Rules - Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
15-81 Amendment to Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m) 12/01/2015
Rules - Local Rules
15-34-2 Adopting Amendment to Local Rule 16.2, Alternative Dispute Resolution 12/07/2015
15-34-1 Adopting Local Criminal Rules and Amendments to LR 83.4 and 17.1 09/14/2015
13-34-2 Amendment to Local Rule 3.1, Commencement of Action 07/01/2013
13-34-1 Adopting Amendment to Local Rule 7.1, Motion Practice 01/31/2013
11-34-1 Adopting Amendment to LR 10.1(a), Format of Documents 06/25/2011
10-34-3 Adopting Local Patent Rules 11/08/2010
Schedules of Collateral Forfeiture - Bail Schedules
15-12-2 Order Amending Schedule of Collateral Forfeiture And Amending General Order 06-12-1 and 15-12-1 10/20/2015
14-12-1 National Marine Fisheries 04/21/2014
13-12-1 National Park Service 04/22/2013
11-12-1 Yakima Training Center 07/11/2011
No number Forest Service 10/27/2008
08-12-1 Bureau of Reclamation 05/20/2008
12-1 Bureau of Land Management 01/06/2006
12-3 Fish and Wildlife 01/06/2006
06-12-1 General Services Administration 01/06/2006
12-10 Department of Veterans Affairs 05/01/2002
01-12-11 Army Corps of Engineers 01/28/2001
15-54-2 Security of U.S. Courthouses and Federal Court Facilities in the Eastern District of Washington 04/21/2015
13-54-1 and 13-113-1 Security of and Entry into U.S. Courthouses and Federal Buildings and General Order Re Use of Electronic Devices During Court Proceedings 04/23/2013
05-54-1 Security of and Entry into U.S. Courthouses and Federal Buildings 10/21/2005
STEP Program
110-10-1 Order Approving Step Program 01/04/2010
United States Attorney - Acceptance of Service
16-57 Designation of Employees Authorized to Accept Service of Process 03/14/2016