The United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina gives public notice of proposed amendments to the Local Civil Rules, Local Criminal Rules, and Local Admiralty Rules. The public and members of the bar are invited to submit any comments concerning the proposed revisions no later than March 1, 2022. 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
Proposed Amendments to the Local Rules
SUMMARY CHARTS OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
Local Civil Rules
Local Criminal Rules
Local Admiralty Rules
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.
The Federal Rules generally govern the procedure in civil and criminal actions and proceedings in the United States district courts.
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.