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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.

Fri, 03/29/2019

In line with the new Standing Order 2019-05 IN RE: Procedures for the Direct Assignment to Magistrate Judges of Certain Civil Proceedings, attached you will find a copy of the Order along with a copy of the consent form. |...

Tue, 03/26/2019

WELCOME TO FEDERAL COURT: AN ONSITE PROGRAM FOR NEWER ATTORNEYS AND LAW STUDENTS: Program designed for attorneys practicing five years or less, and law students. | Details and Registration...

Tue, 10/30/2018

Case information for participants and interested parties regarding the Sorin 3T Heater-Cooler system can find all the case related information here.

Fri, 02/22/2019

Public Notice from the Third Circuit in reference to the tentative selection of John T. Dorsey and Karen B. Owens as Bankruptcy Judges for the District of Delaware. |...

Wed, 01/30/2019

Omnibus Stay Order lifted, due to the enactment of continuing funding resolution. 18-MC-0729.

Thu, 12/27/2018

IN RE: Certain Matters Pending Before All Of The Various Courts Of The United States District Court For The Middle District Of Pennsylvania | Full Order

Wed, 12/26/2018

Regarding CJA payments during the temporary federal shutdown, per the Administrative Offices of the United States Courts:

FY 2019 Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney payments will be suspended beginning December 24, 2018. When...

Mon, 12/17/2018

Please be advised that the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania will no longer be accepting cash effective January 1, 2019. Full details here.

Thu, 11/29/2018

Please see the flyer and registration form for the Annual Meeting of the Middle District Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, which will include a 1.5 hour continuing legal education program, "Fee Petitions: Tips for Success from the Bench and...

Tue, 09/18/2018

On October 12, 2018 at 10:30 a.m., in Courtroom #3 of the William J. Nealon Federal Building and United States Courthouse, 235 North Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA., a joint attorney admission ceremony will be...