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Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

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Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater has been selected to receive the prestigious 2018 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Fifth Circuit.... more
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For more information and to register, please click here. To view the agenda, please click... more
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The Dallas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Dallas Bar Association Judiciary Committee will host the Judiciary Appreciation Luncheon and CLE on Friday, June 22, 2018 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The luncheon will include a panel discussion... more
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The approved Amendment to 5TH CIRCUIT RULE 35.5 follows: 35.5 Length. See FED.R.APP.P. 35(b)(2). The statement required by Fed. R. App. P. 35(b)(1) is included in the limit and is not a “certificate[ ] of counsel” that is excluded by Fed. R. App P.... more
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The judiciary’s Defender Services account received fiscal year 2018 funding in the “Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018” to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $132 to $140 for non-capital work and from $185... more
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The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC) makes certain case statistics available on its website. Please be advised that the pending civil cases reported by the AOUSC include cases that are under a Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) order.... more