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RULES

NOTICE OF INTERIM AMENDMENTS TO LOCAL CRIMINAL RULE 32.1

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 14, 2017

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina gives notice of interim amendments to the Local Criminal Rule 32.2, effective August 14, 2017.  See Standing Order 17-SO-4.

In accordance with 28 U.S.C. §  2071(e), the public and members of the bar are invited to submit any comments concerning the interim amendments no later than October 16, 2017.  Comments must be submitted in writing to the attention of the Clerk of Court, Post Office Box 25670, Raleigh, North Carolina 27611 or by email to NCED_Local_Rules@nced.uscourts.gov.

Local Criminal Rules  (effective August 14, 2017)

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE LOCAL RULES

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina gives public notice of proposed amendments to the Local Admiralty Rules, Local Civil Rules, Local Criminal Rules, and Local Patent Rules. The public and members of the bar are invited to submit any comments concerning the proposed revisions no later than August 14, 2017. Comments must be submitted in writing to the attention of the Clerk of Court, Post Office Box 25670, Raleigh, North Carolina 27611 or by email to NCED_Local_Rules@nced.uscourts.gov.

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS

Proposed Amendments to the Local Rules

SUMMARY CHARTS OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS

Local Admiralty Rules
Local Civil Rules
Local Criminal Rules
Local Patent Rules

PROPOSED FORM ORDERS

Proposed Default Patent Protective Order

Local Rules Federal Rules Standing Orders
The Local Rules of the Eastern District of North Carolina govern the practice and procedure of all actions and proceedings in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina except when a federal statute or rule applies.
Civil Rules (pdf)
Criminal Rules (pdf)
Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules (pdf)
Patent Rules (pdf)
Admiralty and Maritime Claims
Local Rules Committee

Previous Versions of Local Rules
The Federal Rules generally govern the procedure in civil and criminal actions and proceedings in the United States district courts.
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Standing Orders are issued by the Chief District Judge and address matters of court business, including court policies and administrative matters, not adequately addressed by orders in individual cases and not appropriate for inclusion in the local rules.
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