Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Mon, 2013-11-25

This issue of the ECF Newsletter contains information re:  Accessing Restricted Documents, Mobile Query, and Attorney Case Opening.

Fri, 2013-11-22

In various parts of the United States, citizens are being targeted by either (1) mailings containing fictitious arrest warrants on a criminal charge, offering a chance to avoid...

Mon, 2013-08-19


In various parts of the United States, citizens are being targeted by phone calls and threatened with prosecution for failing to comply with jury service in federal or state courts.

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Thu, 2013-08-15

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Civil Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and...

Fri, 2013-07-12

District Judge Lonny R. Suko of Yakima has given notice to the President and the Administrative Office of the United States Courts of his intent to transfer to senior status on November 1,...

Wed, 2013-06-26

Effective June 26, 2013, per General Order 13-40, the Pro Hac Vice fee for the Eastern District of Washington is $200 per attorney.

Mon, 2013-06-17

Effective July 1, 2013, attorneys must file new civil cases in CM/ECF. Click here to view step-by-step instructions.

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Thu, 2013-04-18

Effective April 22, 2013, the Clerk’s Office will issue civil summons forms via CM/ECF. Attorneys...

Wed, 2013-02-06

Firearms, Dangerous Weapons and Controlled Substances (i.e. marijuana) are PROHIBITED in the Federal Courthouses of the Eastern District of Washington. Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §930, 21 U.S.C. §844, and 41 C.F.R.§§102-74.400 & 102-74.440...

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