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News, Notices & Events




Extending Renewed Suspension of Jury Trials and Other In-Person Proceedings During COVID-19 Public Emergency
Date Posted: 1/14/2021


Extending Renewed Suspension of Jury Trials and Other In-Person Proceedings During Covid-19 Public Emergency
Date Posted: 1/4/2021


Adopting a Policy on Privacy and Public Access to Electronic Case Files
Date Posted: 12/22/2020


Admission Fee; Allocation of Admission Fee
Date Posted: 12/22/2020


The United States District Court in the Southern District of California is excited to announce the 2020 Civics Contest for high school students in the western United States, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. This essay and video contest offers cash prizes and a chance to meet some of the nation’s preeminent jurists and legal practitioners.
Date Posted: 12/18/2020


Adoption of a Jury Selection Plan (as amended) and Proposed Local Rule Change
Date Posted: 12/9/2020


Renewed Suspension of Jury Trials and other In-Person Proceedings during COVID-19 Public Emergency
Date Posted: 12/8/2020


Renewed Suspension of Jury Trials and other In-Person Proceedings during COVID-19 Public Emergency
Date Posted: 12/8/2020


Appointment of Attorneys to the Criminal Justice Act Material Witness Defense Advisory Committee
Date Posted: 12/3/2020


Proceedings During the Covid-19 Public Emergency
Date Posted: 11/19/2020


Extending Interim Safety Protocols for In-Person Court Proceedings
Date Posted: 11/18/2020


The United States District Court for the Southern District of California is pleased to announce the selection of Charles Halligan Adair as the 2020 recipient of the Hon. David H. Bartick Award for Civility and Professionalism. The Court also honors attorneys Bruce C. Smith and Peter J. Mazza as posthumous recipients of the Bartick Award.

Please see the attached press release for more information.

Date Posted: 10/16/2020


Adoption of a Jury Selection Plan (As Amended)
Date Posted: 10/15/2020


Proceedings During the Covid-19 Public Emergency
Date Posted: 10/14/2020


Extending Interim Safety Protocols for In-Person Court Proceedings
Date Posted: 10/14/2020



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