News & Announcements

06/05/2014

The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington has adopted a new general order regarding the deposit...

04/08/2014

Please take notice that, effective July 1, 2014, the Western District of Washington will no longer be accepting courtesy copies filed in 3-ring binders.  If a courtesy copy is submitted in a 3-ring binder after that date, the...

01/31/2014

The Local Criminal Rules and Local Civil Rules for the Western District of Washington have been updated effective 1/31/2014.
Please visit our Local Rules page for more...

01/15/2014

The Court invites you to review and comment on proposed amendments to the Local Supplemental Admiralty Rules, available on the Court's...

11/18/2013

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1914(b), the Judicial Conference of the United States has approved the following fee increases, effective December 1, 2013:

  • Notice of Appeal Filing Fee increases from $455 to $505
  • Retrieval of Records...
10/17/2013

The Court invites you to review and comment on proposed amendments to both the Local Criminal Rules and Local Civil Rules, available on the Court’s Local Rules web page. Comments...

09/23/2013

The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved a one-year extension of the Cameras in the Courtroom pilot project, to run through July 18, 2015.

09/23/2013

CM/ECF will be unavailable during the Columbus Day weekend from Saturday, October 12 at 6:00 a.m. PT until Tuesday, October 15 at 9:00 a.m. PT while we upgrade to Version 6.1.  You will NOT be able to e-file during this time.  Please visit our...

07/29/2013

The Ninth Circuit Courts and Community Committee seeks to educate the public about the work of the federal courts by promoting community outreach programs and to facilitate relations between the courts and the news media. The committee's new...

05/29/2013

On March 21, 2013 the Western District of Washington adopted Best Practices for Electronic Discovery in Criminal Cases.  This document is posted to...

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