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Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Wed, 10/05/2016

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Court intends to adopt new Local Rule 29 to provide that paper copies of amicus briefs filed at the petition for rehearing stage are not required unless ordered by the Court. The new local rule is proposed in light of...

Mon, 09/19/2016

Please take notice that the Office of the Bankruptcy Administrator is seeking applications from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under the Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. The...

Thu, 09/15/2016

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The...

Thu, 09/15/2016

A General Order, signed by the judges of this court, was entered on September 1, 2016 regarding flat fees for attorneys in chapter 11s.
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Thu, 09/15/2016

Please find via the following link pending amendments to local rules published for comment.
Local Rules Amendments
Please submit any comments to...

Tue, 08/02/2016

The ABJA is sponsoring a Certified Bankruptcy Assistant (CBA) Seminar and Exam on October 18 and 19, 2016, along with a Professional Skills Seminar on October 20 and 21, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The two-day certification program...

Tue, 07/05/2016

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules has proposed amendments to Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and adoption of a new Bankruptcy Rule 3015.1, and has asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The...

Thu, 05/19/2016

Pending amendments to Local Rules published for comment. Please submit any comments to Stephanie_butler@nceb.uscourts.gov by June 17, 2016.  
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Tue, 05/17/2016

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges will be hosting its annual conference in San Francisco, October 26 - 29, 2016.  Attorneys, CPAs, insolvency professionals, professors, law students, and others are encouraged to attend.  Please visit...

Fri, 05/13/2016

Thomson Reuters recently announced that an error in its opinion conversion process resulted in small amounts of missing text in thousands of opinions reported by West over the past two years.  Thomson Reuters has corrected the online version of...

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