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|Mon, 01/13/2014||Public Alert: Scam Emails About Phony Court Cases Carry Computer Virus||
The federal judiciary has learned of an email scam, in which emails purporting to come from federal and state courts are infecting recipients with computer viruses. More...
|Thu, 01/02/2014||Proposed Amendments to Local Rules: Public Comment Period||
The Court’s Local Rules Advisory Committee has proposed various amendments to the local rules. After a preliminary review and some minor edits, the Judges have directed that the proposals be posted for public comment. ...
|Tue, 12/03/2013||Bankruptcy Judge Position||
The Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit is now seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana headquartered in Indianapolis. ...
|Tue, 11/19/2013||Recent Edits and Updates to CM/ECF Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual||
Over the past year, various edits and updates have been made to the CM/ECF Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual (“the Manual”), which can be found on the Court’s website under the “PACER/Electronic Filing Instructions” link on the left...
|Wed, 11/13/2013||Proposed Amendment to Local Rule B-9027-1: Public Comment Period||
The Court is proposing an amended version of B-9027-1, on removal. The proposal is attached to this notice, with changes shown in redline or strikeout. More Info...
|Tue, 11/12/2013||Improper Continued Use of Court's Post Office Box Address in Filer-Generated Notices||
The Court closed its Indianapolis post office box more than one year ago, and the forwarding order for that box has long since expired. More Info
|Fri, 11/08/2013||National Rules and Forms Changes Effective December 1, 2013||
Several changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and to the national forms will become effective on December 1, 2013. More Info
|Wed, 11/06/2013||Notice of Changes to Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule Effective December 1, 2013||
The Judicial Conference has made several changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule that will become effective on December 1, 2013. More Info...
|Mon, 10/21/2013||Update on Lcal Court Budget and Staffing from Chief Judge James Coachys||
In January I alerted the bar to the budget challenges this Court faced. At that time, I advised we would cut six positions by the end of January, reducing Clerk’s office staff to 58. I foreshadowed the possibility of further staff cuts. ...
|Wed, 10/09/2013||Court Operations After "Shutdown"||
The Federal Judiciary is likely to exhaust all available sources of funding some time during the week of October 14, 2013, unless a continuing resolution or other source of funding is passed by Congress and signed by the President before then. ...