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Status and Motion Practice (Civil & Criminal)

The Court will normally set status calls on Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

The Court hears civil motions on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10:15 a.m.

The Court hears criminal motions on Tuesday and Thursday at 11:00 a.m.

Arraignments are heard on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:00 a.m.

The Court hereby modifies Local Rule 5.3 and Local Rule 78.1 as follows: All motions must be filed no later than 4:30 p.m. three business days before the day the motion is to be heard. Personal service of motions must be accomplished no later than 4:00 p.m. three business days preceding the date of presentment. In all other respects, the parties must comply with Local Rules 5.3 and 78.1. 

One courtesy copy of motion(s) and all other court filings must be delivered to the Courtroom Deputy (Room 1036) within 24 hours of the time of filing. All courtesy copies must comply with Local Rule 5.2(c). (For instructions regarding proposed or draft orders, please refer to the section entitled “Submitting a Proposed Order, Agreed or Otherwise, for Electronic Entry by the Judge,” infra.)

Parties must include with their motion or supporting memorandum copies of any cited authority that is published only on an electronic database, such as Westlaw and Lexis. Absent leave of Court, all memoranda of law must comply with the 15-page limitation set forth in Local Rule 7.1 .

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