News & 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, 06/30/2014
PUBLIC NOTICE
 
OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE LOCAL RULES OF COURT...
Wed, 06/18/2014

Judge Jones has released his order in response to a Motion to Intervene in Pennsylvania's Marriage Equality case. 

Mon, 06/02/2014

Standing Order 14-3
IN RE: Appointment of Maria E. Elkins as Clerk of Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania....

Tue, 05/20/2014

Judge Jones has released the opinion in Whitewood v. Wolf 1:13-cv-1861, the Pennsylvania Marriage Equality Case. You may download a copy here.

Be aware that demand is high and...

Wed, 12/11/2013

Standing Practice Order in Social Security Appeals. | Read the order.

Tue, 11/26/2013
At its September 2013 session, the Judicial Conference approved several changes to the federal court miscellaneous fee schedules, effective December 1, 2013, as listed below.
 
Records retrieval fee:  $64.00
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Mon, 09/23/2013

Due to the resignation of Mary E. D'Andrea, please be advised that Gary L. Hollinger has been appointed Acting Clerk of Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania effective September 20, 2013.

Mon, 09/16/2013

The fiscal year 2013 Defender Services financial plan assumed Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney payments would be suspended for the last three weeks in September 2013. Due to lower actual panel attorney payments than projected, we have...

Thu, 09/05/2013
United States District Judge Christopher C. Conner became the new Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania on September 1,...
Fri, 08/16/2013

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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