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Northern District of Texas

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

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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
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Texas Senators are accepting applications for federal judicial and U.S. Attorney vacancies. Information can be found at: https://www.... more
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On Friday, January 26, 2018, Rebecca Rutherford was sworn in by Chief Judge Barbara M. G. Lynn to serve as a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas at the Dallas division. Click here to view... more