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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, 11/23/2020

Certain fees in the District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule (Fee Schedule) are to be adjusted for inflation effective December 1, 2020. See attached memo for...

Thu, 11/19/2020


Read the Order.


Fri, 11/13/2020

For Immediate Release: Guidance to the press and public for attending the public hearing in the case of Trump for President, Inc., et al v. Boockvar, et al. 4:20-cv-2078 | ...

Thu, 10/22/2020

The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge Karoline Mehalchick in the Middle District of Pennsylvania is due to expire on July 14, 2021. The United States District Court is required by law to establish a panel of citizens to...

Thu, 08/06/2020

IN RE: Resumption of Jury Trials and Other Proceedings | Read the order.

Wed, 08/05/2020

IN RE: Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19. | Read the Order

Thu, 07/30/2020

The Court, in collaboration with the Office of the Federal Public Defender and the Office of the United States Attorney, presented the Middle District's plan for the reinstitution of jury trials on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. The ZOOM presentation...

Mon, 11/16/2020

Please be advised that the PACER Service Center performed upgrades and maintenance on Sunday, November 15th. 

Important: With this upgrade, PACER will be removing the TLS 1.1 protocol (Transfer Layer Security) from its web...

Mon, 09/28/2020

Chief Judge D. Brooks Smith of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit announces the application process for the Federal Public Defender in the District of Delaware. |...

Fri, 09/04/2020

URGENT NOTICE:  NextGen CM/ECF and eJuror will be unavailable beginning today, September 4, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. until Sunday, September 6, 2020, at approximately 2:00 p.m. for system upgrades and maintenance.  It is imperative that you log off by...