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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
Local Rules of Civil Procedure (effective January 2016)395.4 KB
Local Rules of Criminal Procedure (effective January 2016)188.39 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

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