SDNY Announces Revisions to the ECF Rules & Instructions Regarding Exhibits, and Consent to Magistrate Judge Forms
The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York announces revisions to the court’s ECF Rules & Instructions, effective May 2, 2022. ECF Rule 5.1, regarding attachments and exhibits, has been revised to clarify the requirements for properly naming electronically filed exhibits.
SDNY Announces Certificates of Good Standing to be Requested On-Line Through ECF
Effective Monday, August 17, 2020, the Unites States District Court for the Southern District of New York will require requests for Certificates of Good Standing to be submitted electronically through the court’s Electronic Case Filing (ECF) system. Payment will be made on-line during the request process. Completed Certificates will be sent to applicants by email. Instructions for submitting a request for a Certificate of Good Standing may be found at https://nysd.uscourts.gov/forms/certificate-good-standing-wall-certificate. Questions may be directed to the court’s Help Desk at (212) 805-0800.
Second Circuit Seeks Candidates for Bankruptcy Judgeships
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit invites applications from qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge. There are two vacancies in the Southern District of New York in Manhattan and one vacancy in the Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn. Both the full vacancy announcement and the application form are posted on the Court’s website at www.ca2.uscourts.gov.
Pay.Gov Service Interruption
Please be advised the Court’s Electronic Case Filing (ECF) system will be unable to accept on-line payments on Saturday, July 25, 2020, from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM ET. During this time ECF filers will be unable to complete transactions requiring a fee, including the filing of new civil and miscellaneous cases, civil appeals and Motions for Admission Pro Hac Vice. Filings that do not require a fee will be unaffected. Filers are directed to section 23.6 of the Court’s ECF Rules & Instructions for information regarding technical issues that prevent timely filing.
SDNY ECF Service Interruption Notice for July 11, 2020
Please be advised the court’s Electronic Case Filing (ECF) system will be unavailable from 6 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Saturday, July 11, 2020. During this time users will be unable to file documents on the court’s ECF system or view documents through the PACER electronic public access service. Filers are directed to section 23.6 of the Court’s ECF Rules & Instructions for information regarding technical issues that prevent timely filing.