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The Local Rules of Practice for the United States District Court for the Southern District of California are listed below. Civil Rules may be cited as CivLR___; criminal rules may be cited as CrimLR____.

Rules covering admiralty and habeas corpus proceedings may be cited as A.1-E.1; and HC.1, HC.2, et seq.

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