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LOCAL RULES AND GENERAL ORDERS

LOCAL RULES
  • Adopted Local Rules effective 8/15/2014
  • Local Rules Notice dated 8/15/2014
  • General Order 2014-6 adopting Local Rules dated 8/15/2015
  • Local Rule 83-6.11 - Redlined Amendment

  • Compilation of the Local Rules with the 2009 amendments, committee comments and acknowledgements

    Judicial Conduct and Disability
  • Rules for Judicial-Conduct and Judicial-Disability Proceedings

    MDL CASES
  • Judge Robert Miller Jr - Case Number: 03:12md2391


    GENERAL ORDERS

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    • 2014-8 - 9/4/2014 - In Re: Rescission of General Order No. 1999-8 on Standard Conditions of Supervision
    • 2014-7 - 9/4/2014 - In Re: Assignment of Civil Cases
    • 2014-6 - 8/15/2014 - In the Matter of: Rules of Practice - Local Rule Amendment
    • 2014-5 - 6/20/2014 - In Re: Attorney Grievance Committee - Order of Appointment
    • 2014-4 - 5/28/2014 - In Re: South Bend CJA Panel Members (supersedes 2013-9)
    • 2014-3 - 4/29/2014 - In Re: Prisoner Electronic Filing Program
    • 2014-2 - 4/25/2014 - Order Appointing Merit Selection Panel
    • 2014-1 - 3/10/2014 - Amended Order Appointing District Procurement Committee
    • 2013-17 - 12/23/2013 - In Re: Local Rules Advisory Committee - New Members Appointed
    • 2013-16 - 12/18/2013 - Order Approving Hammond CJA Panel Members (supercedes 2013-3)
    • 2013-15 - 12/5/2013 - In the Matter of the Designation and Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey
    • 2013-14 - 12/1/2013 - In the Matter of Rules of Practice
    • 2013-13 - 10/21/2013 - In Re: Assignment of Criminal Cases (amends and replaces 2013-12)
    • 2013-12 - 10/17/2013 - In Re: Assignment of Criminal Cases (supercedes 2012-9)
    • 2013-11 - 7/15/2013 - In Re: Prisoner Electronic Filing Program (superseded by 2014-3)
    • 2013-10 - 7/11/2013 - Order of Appointment of Roxanne Mendez Johnson to Attorney Grievance Committee
    • 2013-9 - 6/20/2013 - Order approving South Bend CJA Panel Members (supercedes 2012-7)
    • 2013-8 - 5/9/2013 - Amended Order - In Re: Rules for Filing Documents Under Seal in Criminal Cases (amending 2013-6)
    • 2013-7 - 5/1/2013 - Order Appointing Merit Selection Panel to Reappoint Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey
    • 2013-6 - 4/22/2013 - In Re: Rules for Filing Documents under Seal in Criminal Cases
    • 2013-5 - 3/1/2013 - In Re: Assignment of Cases to New Magistrate Judge Martin
    • 2013-4 - 2/11/2013 - In Re: Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Implant Productions Liability Litigation (MDL 2391)
    • 2013-3 - 2/4/2013 - Order Approving Hammond CJA Panel Members (supercedes 2011-14)
    • 2013-2 - 1/4/2013 - In the Matter of the Designation and Appointment of Honorable John E. Martin
    • 2013-1 - 1/2/2013 - In Re: Application for Exemption from Electronic Public Access Fees by Morgan L. W. Hazelton
    • 2012-15 - 12/20/2012 - In the Matter of: Rules of Practice
    • 2012-14 - 12/21/2012 - Order of Appointment - Local Rules Advisory Committee Members
    • 2012-13 - 10/25/2012 - Order Approving Fort Wayne CJA Panel Members (supersedes 2011-15)
    • 2012-12 - 6/27/2012 - In Re: Fee Payment via Pay.gov
    • 2012-11 - 6/8/2012 - In Re: Attorney Grievance Committee
    • 2012-10 - 6/5/2012 - In Re: Assignment of Civil Cases (supersedes 2012-3)
    • 2012-9 - 6/5/2012 - In Re: Assignment of Criminal Cases (supersedes 2010-13)
    • 2012-8 - 6/5/2012 - In Re: Rules for Filing Documents Under Seal in Criminal Cases
    • 2012-7 - 5/23/2012 - Order Approving South Bend CJA Panel Members (supercedes 2011-7)
    • 2012-6 - 3/15/2012 - In the Matter of the Appointment of a Merit Selection Panel to Consider Applicants for the Position of Magistrate Judge
    • 2012-5 - 2/17/2012 - In Re: Application for Exemption from Electronic Public Access Fees by Morgan L. W. Hazelton
    • 2012-4 - 1/31/2012 - In Re: Use of Government Vehicles (supersedes 2011-11)
    • 2012-3 - 1/12/2012 - In Re: Assignment of Civil Cases (supersedes 2011-2)
    • 2012-2 - 1/6/2012 - In Re: Local Rules Advisory Committee - Members Appointed
    • 2012-1 - 1/6/2012 - In Re: Attorney Grievance Committee - Special Counsel Vacated (supersedes 2011-10)
    • 2011-16 - 12/20/2011 - In The Matter of: Rules of Practice - Local Rules Adopted effective 1/1/2012
    • 2011-15 - 10/19/2011 - Order Approving Fort Wayne CJA Panel Members (supersedes 2010-15)
    • 2011-14 - 11/14/2011 - Order Approving Hammond CJA Panel Members (supersedes 2009-15)
    • 2011-13 - 11/14/2011 - In Re: The Establishment of Maximum Rates Per Page For Transcripts Effective January 12, 2012
    • 2011-12 - 11/3/2011 - In the Matter of the Utilization of District Court Space for Official and Non-official Court Functions
    • 2011-11 - 9/7/2011 - Order re Leasing GSA Vehicles for Hammond and South Bend Divisions and Authorized Housing Vehicle at Residence
    • 2011-10 - 9/12/2011 - Order Appointing Joseph D. Bradley to Serve as Special Counsel on Attorney Grievance Committee
    • 2011-9 - 8/10/2011 - Order Appointing Joseph D. Bradley to Serve as Special Counsel on Attorney Grievance Committee
    • 2011-8 - 6/24/2011 - In Re: Attorney Grievance Committee
    • 2011-7 - 6/15/2011 - Order Approving South Bend CJA Panel Members
    • 2011-6 - 5/12/2011 - In the Matter of the Designation and Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Paul R. Cherry
    • 2011-5 - 4/18/2011 - In Re: Establishment of Maximum Rates Per Page for Transcripts effective April 18, 2011
    • 2011-4 - 2/17/2011 - Order of Appointment: David A. Locke Appointed as Member of the Attorney Grievance Committee through June 30, 2015
    • 2011-3 - 1/31/2011 - Order Appointing Merit Selection Panel - Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Paul R. Cherry
    • 2011-2 - 1/7/2011 - In Re: Assignment of Civil Cases
    • 2011-1 - 1/1/2011 - In Re: Local Rules Advisory Committee for the Northern District of Indiana - Order of Appointment
    • 2010-18 - 10/29/2010 - In Re: General Orders Recording Senior Judges Case Assignment Elections
    • 2010-17 - 11/8/2010 - In Re: CM/ECF Civil and Criminal User Manual
    • 2010-16 - 10/29/2010 - In the Matter of: Rules of Practice
    • 2010-15 - 10/12/2010 - Order approving Fort Wayne CJA Panel Members
    • 2010-14 - 9/1/2010 - In Re: Assignment of Civil Cases (supercedes 2010-10)
    • 2010-13 - 9/1/2010 - In Re: Assignment of Criminal Cases (supercedes 2010-9)
    • 2010-12 - 8/26/2010 - In Re: Application for Exemption from Electronic Public Access Fess by Stanford Law School Assistant Professor of Law, David Freeman Engstrom
    • 2010-11 - 5/26/2010 - Order approving South Bend CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2011-7)
    • 2010-10 - 5/26/2010 - In Re: Assignment of Civil Cases
    • 2010-9 - 5/26/2010 - In Re: Assignment of Criminal Cases
    • 2010-8 - 5/14/2010 - In Re: Additional Presentence Procedures - Supplement to General Order 2001-1
    • 2010-7 - 4/19/2010 - In Re: Assignment of Criminal Cases (superceded by 2010-9)
    • 2010-6 - 4/19/2010 - General Order Approving CM/ECF Civil and Criminal User Manual
    • 2010-5A - 4/19/2010 - General Order Granting Motion for Adoption of Collateral Forfeiture Schedule
    • 2010-4 - 4/19/2010 - Plan for the Administration of the District Court Library and Court Administration Fund
    • 2010-3 - 1/22/2010 - Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana, and the United States Marshals Service Regarding the Creation, Retention, Use, and Disposal of Courtroom Security Surveillance Video Recordings
    • 2010-2 - 1/29/2010 - In Re: Extension of Procurement Committee Authority
    • 2010-1 - 1/1/2010 - In Re: Local Rules Advisory Committee for the Northern District of Indiana
    • 2009-16 - 10/14/2009 - Order approving Fort Wayne CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2010-15)
    • 2009-15 - 11/16/2009 - Order approving Hammond CJA Panel Members
    • 2009-9A - 12/8/2009 - Order granting Motion to Rescind Existing Collateral Schedule and to Adopt New Collateral Schedule for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service
    • 2009-8 - 12/1/2009 - In the Matter of: Rules of Practice
    • 2009-7 - 11/12/2009 - Designation of Honorable Robert E. Grant as Chief Judge of The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Indiana
    • 2009-3 - 7/3/2009 - Order approving South Bend CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2010-11)
    • 2009-2 - 5/29/2009 - Order Approving Application for Admission to Practice and Application for Admission to Practice Pro Hac Vice
    • 2009-1 - 5/7/2009 - Order appointing Jacqueline Homann to serve as member of Attorney Grievance Committee
    • 2008-17 - 10/9/2008 - Order approving South Bend CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2009-3)
    • 2008-15 - 9/23/2008 - In the Matter of: Rules of Practice - Local Rule Adopted
    • 2008-13 - 8/19/2008 - Order approving CM/ECF Civil and Criminal User Manual
    • 2008-12 - 8/18/2008 - In the Matter of: Rules of Practice - Local Rules Adopted
    • 2008-9 - 7/7/2008 - Memorundum of Understanding for the Collection and Processing of Criminal Fines, Restitution and Special Assessments
    • 2008-7 - 6/30/2008 - Cell Phone Usage
    • 2008-5 - 6/12/2008 - Order approving South Bend CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2008-17)
    • 2008-4 - 6/6/2008 - Order Appointing Attorney Grievance Committee
    • 2008-2A - 5/1/2008 - Order granting Motion to Adopt Collateral Schedule for United States Department of Veterans Affairs
    • 2008-1 - 2/27/2008 - In Re: Application for Exemption from Electronic Public Access Fees by The Supreme Court of the State of Indiana
    • 2007-20A - 4/1/2008 - Assigment of Civil Cases - Supplement to General Order No. 2007-20 (superceded by 2010-10)
    • 2007-20 - 12/18/2007 - Assignment of Civil Cases (superceded by 2010-10)
    • 2007-19 - 12/3/2007 - Assignment of Criminal Cases
    • 2007-18 - 11/14/2007 - Amendment of Local Rule 40.1
    • 2007-17 - 10/25/2007 - Order approving Fort Wayne CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2009-16)
    • 2007-16 - 10/26/2007 - Order Establishing Maximum Rates Per Page for Transcripts
    • 2007-15 - 10/26/2007 - Assignment of Civil Cases (superceded by 2007-20)
    • 2007-14 - 10/26/2007 - Assignment of Criminal Cases (superceded by 2007-19)
    • 2007-13 - 8/21/2007 - Designation and and Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Christopher A. Nuechterlein
    • 2007-12 - 8/29/2007 - Amended Criminal Justice Act Plan
    • 2007-11 - 8/29/2007 - Amendment of Local Rules (superceded by 2008-12)
    • 2007-10 - 9/17/2007 - Utilization of United States Magistrate Judges
    • 2007-9 - 7/25/2007 - Order In Re: Release of Pretrial Service Reports to Attorneys
    • 2007-8A - 7/19/2007 - Order Amending Existing Collateral Schedule and to Adopt Amended Collateral Schedule
    • 2007-7 - 6/11/2007 - Order approving South Bend CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2008-5)
    • 2007-5 - 4/23/2007 - Referral of Proceedings Supplemental to Magistrate Judge
    • 2007-4 - 4/23/2007 - Approved CM/ECF Civil and Criminal User Manual (superceded by 2008-13)
    • 2007-3 - 5/1/2007 - Order Appointing Merit Selection Panel In the Matter of the Designation and Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Christopher A. Nuechterlein
    • 2007-2 - 4/23/2007 - Utilization of United States Magistrate in Ancillary Proceedings
    • 2007-1A - 4/11/2007 - Order granting Motion to Rescind Existing Collateral Schedule and to Adopt New Collateral Schedule
    • 2006-18 - 12/13/2006 - CJA Training Panel Program
    • 2006-17 - 9/22/2006 - Order approving Fort Wayne CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2007-17)
    • 2006-16 - 12/13/2006 - General Order approving Local Rule amendments effective January 2, 2007 (superceded by 2007-11)
    • 2006-13 - 11/9/2006 - Order approving Hammond CJA Panel Members (supercedes 2005-21)
    • 2006-10 - 9/15/2006 - Order approving South Bend CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2007-7)
    • 2006-9 - 8/4/2006 - Amended Jury Selection Plan (2005)
    • 2006-8 - 6/12/2006 - Order Approving CM/ECF Civil and Criminal User Manual (superceded by 2007-4)
    • 2006-6 - 5/25/2006 - Assignment of Criminal Cases (superceded by 2007-14)
    • 2006-5 - 5/25/2006 - Assignment of Civil Cases (superceded by 2007-15)
    • 2005-21 - 12/29/2005 - Order approving Hammond CJA Panel Members (superceded - see 2006-13)
    • 2005-16 - 9/15/2005 - Order approving Fort Wayne CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2006-17)
    • 2005-14 - 11/9/2005 - Order Approving CM/ECF Civil Criminal User Manual (superceded by 2006-8)
    • 2005-13 - 10/11/2005 - Order Amending Local Rules Effective October 3, 2005
    • 2005-7 - 6/17/2005 - Order approving South Bend CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2006-10)
    • 2005-6 - 6/16/2005 - Designation and Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Andrew P. Rodovich
    • 2005-5 - 6/16/2005 - Designation and Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey
    • 2005-4 - 6/13/2005 - Privacy and Public Access to Criminal Electronic Case Files
    • 2005-3 - 6/13/2005 - Privacy and Public Access to Civil Electronic Case Files
    • 2005-2 - 3/7/2005 - Order appointing Merit Selection Panel to consider reappointments of Roger Cosbey and Andrew Rodovich as full-time magistrate judges
    • 2005-2A - 4/13/2005 - Order amending 2005-2 extending the comment date to May 21, 2005 regarding reappoinment of Magistrate Judges Roger Cosbey and Andrew Rodovich
    • 2005-1 - 2/17/2005 - Designation and Assignment of Honorable Allen Sharp for Service in the U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
    • 2004-23 - 12/1/2004 - Amendment to General Order 2000-17 adopting Collateral Schedules dated 12/11/2000 (superceded by 2007-1A)
    • 2004-22 - 12/29/2004 - CM/ECF Civil and Criminal User Manual Approved (superceded by 2005-14
    • 2004-21 - 10/21/2004 - Designation of James T. Moody as Senior Judge for 2005
    • 2004-20 - 10/21/2004 - Designation of William C. Lee as Senior Judge for 2005
    • 2004-19 - 11/8/2004 - Filing of Documents Under Seal
    • 2004-18 - 11/1/2004 - Privacy and Public Access to Electronic Case Files (superceded by 2005-3 & 2005-4)
    • 2004-14 - 9/28/2004 - Order Approving South Bend CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2005-7)
    • 2004-13 - 9/20/2004 - Order approving Fort Wayne CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2005-16)
    • 2004-12 - 9/13/2004 - Rules of Practice
    • 2004-11 - 9/13/2004 - Distribution of Criminal and Civil Cases in South Bend and Hammond Division at Lafayette (superceded by 2006-5 & 2006-6)
    • 2004-10 - 9/13/2004 - Distribution of Civil and Criminal Cases at Hammond (superceded by 2006-5 & 2006-6)
    • 2004-9 - 9/13/2004 - Distribution of Civil and Criminal Cases at Fort Wayne (superceded by 2006-5 & 2006-6)
    • 2004-6 - 6/14/2004 - General Order Concerning Case Management
    • 2004-5 - 6/16/2004 - Juror Selection Plan (superceded by 2006-9)
    • 2003-31 - 11/3/2003 - CM/ECF Civil and Criminal User Manual (superceded by 2004-22)
    • 2003-27 - 9/29/2003 - Order approving Fort Wayne CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2005-16)
    • 2003-26 - 9/24/2003 - Cell Phone Policy
    • 2003-24 - 9/22/2003 - Firearms Policy for United States Courthouses
    • 2003-22 - 8/5/2003 - Consolidation of the Local Rules Advisory Committees
    • 2003-21 - 7/9/2003 - Local Rule 16.6(b) and the ADR Process
    • 2003-20 - 6/30/2003 - Assignment of Civil Cases (superceded by 2004-9, 2004 10 & 2004-11)
    • 2003-19 - 6/30/2003 - Utilization of United States Magistrate Judges (superceded by 2007-10)
    • 2003-9 - 3/17/2003 - Maximum Rates per Page for Transcripts (superceded by 2007-16)
    • 2003-2 - 1/27/2003 - Order approving South Bend CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2004-14)
    • 2002-11 - 7/30/2002 - Order approving South Bend CJA Panel Members (superceded by 2003-2)
    • 2001-10 - 10/17/2001 - Order approving Fort Wayne CJA Panel Members (superceded - see 2003-27)
    • 2001-6 - 9/20/2001 - Criminal Justice Act Plan (superceded by 2007-12)
    • 2001-1 - 1/8/2001 - Presentence Procedures
    • 2000-17 - 12/11/2000 - Adoption of New Collateral Schedule (superceded by 2004-23)
    • 1999-8 - 11/1/1999 - Standard Conditions for Probation and Supervised Release
    • 1999-1 - 1/1/1999 - 7th Circuit Equal Employment and Employee Dispute Resolution Plans
    • 1997-7 - 5/20/1997 - Federal Community Defender Program
    • 1996-6 - 12/18/1996 - In the Matter of A United States District Court Library and Court Administrative Fund
    • 1993-10 - 9/16/1993 - Weapons in Court
    • 1993-4 - 4/7/1993 - Naturalization Order Policy
    • 1991-8 - 12/20/1991 - Civil Justice Expense and Delay Reduction Plan
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