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Please see the attached General Order, signed March 2nd, 2017, adopting the Amended Criminal Justice Act plan approved by the Judicial Council on February 16th, 2017. 


The Court invites you to review and comment on proposed amendments to the Local Civil Rules, available on the Court's Local Rules web page. Comments may be sent via email to...


The video recording for the temporary restraining order hearing in the matter of the State of Washington vs. Donald J. Trump, et al, held on February...


Submissions are now open for the 2017 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest, Not to Be Forgotten: Legal Lessons of the Japanese Internment!

The 2017 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest is an essay and video competition open to young people in Alaska,...


The CVB calendar set for Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in Bellingham is postponed until Tuesday, March 7, 2017. All persons scheduled to appear will be set over until March 7.


The Court has raised the limit on PDF file size from 10 megabytes (MB) to 35 MB when filing documents in CM/ECF. For more information on PDF document requirements please visit our CM/ECF Requirements and Technical Tips page. Please contact the...


Please find attached a new General Order, signed January 17th, 2017, authorizing CJA counsel to utilize paralegal and investigator services up to $800.00 for each service...


Updated materials re Electronic Discovery and Technology Requirements for Criminal Cases have been posted on the Attorneys page on this website.
Three new/updated documents--...


Social Security Appeals Practice in the Ninth Circuit and the Western District of Washington

Friday, February 10th, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


The attached rule change proposals have been posted on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' website for public comment. Comments are due January...