This notice serves to remind all members of the bar of amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure that become effective December 1. These amendments are described in detail here.
In order to assist parties and intervenors in complying with their disclosure obligations under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 7.1, the Clerk’s Office has created two optional disclosure statement forms, along with instructions for filing them..
- Click here for the form that may be used to satisfy the disclosure requirements of Fed. R. Civ. P. 7.1(a)(1) and Fed. R. Crim. P. 12.4(a)(1).
- Click here for the form that may be used to satisfy the disclosure requirements of Fed. R. Civ. P. 7.1(a)(2).
With respect to the new Supplemental Rules for Social Security Actions Under 42 U.S.C. § 405(g), the Court will be utilizing a scheduling order that complies with these Rules’ briefing requirements. The Court has created several filing events that may be used for filing briefs in these matters.
These filing events can be located within CM/ECF by navigating to CV menu and selecting “Social Security Events” => “Social Security Documents”. These events can ONLY be docketed in cases with a Nature of Suit of 861-865 and are described as Plaintiff Brief, Commissioner Brief, and Plaintiff Reply Brief.
Social Security practitioners are encouraged to review the Joint Local Rules Commission Notice of proposed amendments to LR 83.11.