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Northern District of Texas

David C. Godbey, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

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The Central Violations Bureau (CVB) is a national center charged with processing violation notices (tickets) issued and payments received for petty offenses committed on federal property.
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Lubbock: The physical offices of the Lubbock division will delay opening until 10:00 AM on January 25 due to inclement weather. ECF is operational and telephone calls made to the main lines and ECF Help Desks will be answered or returned. Amarillo:... more
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Rates for counsel The hourly rates for CJA appointed counsel have been increased to $164 (non-capital) and $210 (capital). Non-capital case compensation maximums The waivable case compensation maximums for counsel have increased as follows: $12,800... more
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United States District Judge John H. McBryde died peacefully at his home on December 25, 2022, of natural causes while surrounded by his family. Read the full news release here... more
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Congress has taken no action on the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Procedure adopted by the Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress on April 11, 2022. Under the Rules Enabling Act, 28 U.S.C... more
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The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of court reporter in the Amarillo and Lubbock Divisions. A court reporter performs court reporting services for any judicial proceeding as required.... more