Referral Cases: In referral cases, the parties are to follow the presiding judge's filing and copy requirements. In all cases in which Judge Cureton is the presiding judge, he requires electronic filing and a judge's copy of each appendix and any filing more than 25 pages in length.
Social Security Cases Referred to the Magistrate Judge for Report and Recommendation: In all Social Security actions for judicial review pursuant to Section 205(g) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 405(g), that are referred to Judge Cureton for report and recommendation, the Defendant Commissioner shall timely file one copy of the administrative record in spiral bound format so that the record shall lie flat when the volume is opened. Lengthy records shall be bound in multiple volumes as necessary to prevent the record from being unwieldy.
The Clerk of Court is directed to forward copies of this Order to (1) United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, (2) the Chief Assistant United States Attorney for the Civil Division in the Fort Worth Division of the United States Attorney’s office for the Northern District of Texas, and (3) the Commissioner of Social Security.
Motions: All motions require a proposed order that must be emailed to Cureton_Orders@txnd.uscourts.gov and must be in a WordPerfect or Word format (not PDF). The subject line of the email must include the case number and the document number of the referenced motion.