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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.
Motions to appear pro hac vice are governed by See LR 83.2 and LCrR 57.2. Such a motion may be filed traditionally (by paper) or the Motion can be e-filed by an attorney (who is admitted and associated with the case) on behalf of the...
In various parts of the United States, including the Western District of Kentucky, citizens are being targeted by phone calls and emails, threatening them with prosecution for failing to comply with jury service in federal or state courts. In...
The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge Lanny King for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Paducah Division, is due to expire on November 13, 2019. Comments from members of the bar and the public are...
RE: Appointment of Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel
Public Notice for Reappointment of U.S. Magistrate Judge Lanny King
The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge Lanny King for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Paducah Division, is due to expire on November 13, 2019. Comments from members of the bar and the public are invited and should be directed in accordance with the (attached) public notice.
The Court has entered General Order 2019-03 which provides a process for implementing Section 404 for the First Step Act.
The Court has entered General Order 2019-02, lifting the stay in all civil matters involving the United States as a party that was imposed by General Order 2019-01, as amended.
The Court has entered an amendment to General Order 19-01, extending the suspension of all civil litigation in which the USA, its agencies, officers, employees, and any other person/entity represented by the DOJ or USAO are parties.
The Court has entered Joint General Order 2018-03, amending it's administrative policies effective December 1, 2018
Please follow the link below to the page which introduces the protocol, includes links, applications for attorney registration, and a letter of announcement from Chief Judge McKinnley.