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Rules: Individual, Local & Federal

The court's local civil and criminal rules as well as other local documents are listed at the bottom of this page.  For other rules, plans or guides, please see the bullet list below.



Note:  All attached documents (unless otherwise noted) are in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format.  You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader to view these documents.  If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat Reader, you may get it here.



Administrative Procedures Guide for Electronic Filing amended June 2016229.18 KB
Summary of Amendments to the Local Rules of WDNY effective 1/1/201656.46 KB
Civility Principles74.33 KB
Local Patent Rules (effective January 1, 2014)1.28 MB
Notice to Pro Se Litigants Re: Rule 56 Motion for Summary Judgment 10.79 KB
Social Security Standing Order.pdf789.97 KB
Courthouse Security & Limitations on the Possession & Use of Personal Elecronic Devices -- update 3-1-20131.27 MB
Local Rules - Patent (Effective 1-2017).pdf234.46 KB
Local Rules of Civil Procedure (Effective 1-2017).pdf394.08 KB
Local Rules of Criminal Procedure (Effective 1-2017).pdf177.25 KB

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