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2003 Archived Announcements

December 2003 The Clerk's office will be closed on Thursday December 25 & Friday December 26 to observe the Christmas holiday.
   
December 2003

Attention: Reports of Spam Email with Virus

There are reports of an email circulating through the internet which may cause recipients to believe that it is a legitimate email from the courts. However, it is not legitimate email from the courts.

Email sent by the courts will always be from our domain 'uscourts.gov' The spam email sender may be 'live_ecf' at the domain 'hotmail.com ' The email subject contains verbiage that could appear case related, such as: "Case Closed.The Chapter 7 No Distribution case having been fully administered, the case is hereby closed. The Trustee in this case is hereby discharged."

If this or other suspicious emails are received, they should be reported to your local IT department.

   
November 2003 FYI: The Clerk's office will be closed on Thursday November 27 & Friday November 28 to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.
   
October 2003 Fee Schedule Changes
   
September 2003 ECF Notice for Attorneys
   
August 2003 Opinion: Case Number 01-10384 United States v. Gary Lee Sampson
   
July 2003 Public Notice - Amendment to Local Rule 8 for Magistrate Judges
   
July 2003 The Court is now offering training to attorneys on our new Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) system. Click here for more details
   
June 2003 Public Notice - Local Rules Re Staples
   
May 2003 PACER Customers: Through the end of June, all PACER web sites will be experience at least one service disruption during business hours. The service disruption is necessary to perform critical infrastructure upgrades to the Judiciary's network. These upgrades will help maintain service in the future. Each upgrade will take about an hour.
   
May 2003 We Have Gone Live On Our New Case Management System: CM/ECF!
   
May 2003 CM/ECF Online Training Modules Available For Attorney's
   
May 2003 Notice of Electronic Availability of Case File Information
   
May 2003 Public Notice regarding Local Rules change
   
May 2003 Transcript Rate Changes
Pursuant to Title 28, United States Code, Section 753, transcript rates per page for civil and criminal cases have changed.
   
April 2003 ATTORNEY ADMISSION RE-REGISTRATION:
The Court has now completed the mailing of over 17,000 notices regarding the attorney admissions re-registration. If you did not receive the re-registration form by mail and have previously been admitted to the bar for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, you may now access the form on the Court’s web site. For further details, visit our attorney information page.
   
April 2003 CM/ECF REGISTRATION FORMS:
The Court is beginning the process of registering attorneys for our new Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) system. Online forms are now available on our web site. For further details, visit our CM/ECF page.
   
April 2003 The Federal District Court Criminal Justice Act Board will accept applications for approximately 30 positions on the present District Court panel list for appointment to indigent cases in Boston. The Board will also accept applications for a limited number of positions on the Worcester CJA panel. There are no openings on the Springfield CJA panel for this application period. Applications should be submitted by May 31, 2003.
   
March 2003 COMING SOON ON-LINE CM/ECF REGISTRATION FORMS:
The Court is beginning the process of registering attorneys for our new Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) system. For further details, visit our CM/ECF page.
   
March 2003 Public Notice: Required Attorney Admissions Re-Registration
   
March 2003 Additional Information: Attorney Admissions Re-registration
Beginning in early March, 2003 attorney re-registration forms will be mailed to all attorneys that are currently enrolled as active members of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
   
March 2003 Public Notice:
The current term of the office of United States Magistrate Judge JOYCE LONDON ALEXANDER will expire on August 5, 2003.
   
February 2003 Coming Soon: Attorney Re-registration Forms
Beginning in early March, 2003 attorney re-registration forms will be mailed to all attorneys that are currently enrolled as active members of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
   
February 2003 Transcript from U.S.A. v Reid Sentencing Hearing
(no longer available)
   
January 2003 New Mileage Rate: The mileage rate has changed. It is now 36 cents per mile. ($0.36)

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