General Orders

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04/05/2016

Index of All General Orders (Includes those deemed Superseded or Obsolete)

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04/05/2016

Appointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge Lynnette C. Kimmins for the District of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Orders 15-17 and 09-11)

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04/01/2016

Designation of Acting Chief Probation Officer

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03/03/2016

Appointment of the Federal Public Defender for the Purpose of Screening Cases for Potential Claims Under Johnson v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2551 (2015)

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03/03/2016

Flagstaff Office Panel of Attorneys Pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act of 1964, As Amended in 1970 (SUPERSEDES General Order 15-07)

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02/16/2016

Unsealing of Associated Magistrate Judge Cases Due to Publicly Filed Indictments

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02/16/2016

Phoenix Division Panel of Attorneys, Pursuant to the  Criminal Justice Act of 1964, As Amended in 1970 (SUPERSEDES General Order 15-22)

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01/29/2016

Tucson Division Panel of Attorneys, Pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act of 1964, As Amended in 1970 (SUPERSEDES General Order 16-02)

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01/06/2016

Rate for Compensation of Court Appointed Counsel in Capital Habeas Corpus Cases (SUPERSEDES General Order 15-02)

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12/10/2015

Establishment of Special Criminal Justice Act Panel of Attorneys for Assignment to Immigration Related Criminal Cases in Yuma, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 13-07)

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11/24/2015

The Amendments to the Rules of Practice of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona

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11/05/2015

Establishment of Capital Post-Conviction Panel for Financially Eligible Petitioners (SUPERSEDES General Order 05-20)

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10/27/2015

Vouchers Submitted for Payment Under the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) (SUPERSEDES General Order 07-16)

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06/25/2015

Appointment of the Federal Public Defender for the Purpose of Screening Requests for the Sentence Reduction Based on Amendments 782 and 788 to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines

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05/11/2015

Character Letters in Support of Sentencing (SUPERSEDES General Order 15-09)

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05/04/2015

Appointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge Deborah M. Fine for the District of Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Orders 13-08 and 14-20)

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04/23/2015

Criminal Justice Act Vouchers (SUPERSEDES General Order 15-01)

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04/02/2015

Emergency Technical Amendment to LRCrim 57.1

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02/12/2015

The Reappointment of Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge Michelle H. Burns for the District of Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Orders 14-21-and 07-05)

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02/03/2015

The Authorization of Lawrence O. Anderson to Perform as a Recalled Magistrate Judge the Duties of a Full Time United States Magistrate Judge

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01/21/2015

Hourly Rates for Interpreting Services Paid by Criminal Justice Act Funds (SUPERSEDES General Order 11-12)

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12/05/2014

Petitions For Reduction Of Imposed Sentences For Retroactive Application Of Amendment 782 Reducing Drug Quantity Table In USSG §§ 2D1.1 and 2D1.11 (SUPERSEDES General Order 14-27)

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11/25/2014

The Amendments to the Rules of Practice of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona

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10/07/2014

Appointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge Eileen S. Willett for the District of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona

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10/01/2014

Amending the Position Title of "Pro Se Law Clerk" to "Staff Attorney", in the District of Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 98-55)

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09/10/2014

Appointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge John Z. Boyle for the District of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 14-03)

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08/22/2014

Electronic Submission of Prisoner Documents Pilot Project (SUPERSEDES General Order 14-14)

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08/18/2014

Authorizing the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management; Bureau of Reclamation; Federal Protective Services; National Park Service; United States Forest Service; United States Fish & Wildlife Service; United States Postal Service; and United States Department of Veterans Affairs Police Personnel, to Accept Prescribed Bail and Conditionally Release Certain Violators and to Set Forfeiture of Collateral in Lieu of Personal Appearance Relative to Violations of the Code of Federal Regulations and Certain Misdemeanor Offenses Applicable on all Real Property Under the Charge and Control of the Above-Mentioned Agencies (SUPERSEDES General Orders 04-02, 08-01, AND 09-23)

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08/08/2014

Hours of Operation for the Clerk's Office in the District of Arizona

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06/16/2014

Appointment of Senior Capital Case Attorney (SUPERSEDES General Order 08-10)

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05/20/2014

Mailing of Court Documents Returned as Undeliverable by the U.S. Postal Service

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05/20/2014

ECF Registered User Exemption for U.S. Attorney Asset Forfeiture Personnel

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03/19/2014

Reduction of Fee for Pro Hac Vice Admission from $50.00 to $35.00, Effective April 1, 2014 (SUPERSEDES General Order 08-21)

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03/17/2014

The Appointment of Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 13-04)

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02/28/2014

Plan for Composition, Administration and Management of the Panel of Private Attorneys Under the Criminal Justice Act (SUPERSEDES General Order 13-25)

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02/10/2014

Appointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge Eric J. Markovich for the District of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 13-15)

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10/16/2013

Plan of Operation in the Absence of Appropriation or Continuing Resolution

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10/09/2013

The Operation of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona and All Units of the Court

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08/28/2013

Selection of Counsel Pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act of 1964, as amended in 1970, and the Criminal Justice Act plan for the District of Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 13-12)

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07/23/2013

Management Plan for Court Reporting Services for the District of Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 07-17)

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06/19/2013

Initial Appearance Upon Arrest

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03/14/2013

Appointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge Hector C. Estrada for the District of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Orders 12-26 and 05-07)

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01/16/2013

Guidelines for Claims Submitted for Reimbursement Pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act

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11/20/2012

Designation of Obsolete General Order

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10/18/2012

Management and Supervision of Jury Activities in the District of Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 06-20)

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09/14/2012

Termination of Membership on Phoenix/Tucson Panel of Attorneys Serving the U.S. District Court in Respect to the Criminal Justice Act of 1964 (SUPPLEMENTS General Orders 12-06 and 12-20)

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08/17/2012

Appointment of Part-Time United States Magistrate Judge John A. Buttrick for the District of Arizona, Yuma, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 12-03)

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06/18/2012

Appointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge Bridget S. Bade for the District of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 11-18)

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05/30/2012

Initial Appearances in Tucson Division Cases

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05/15/2012

The Authorization of Edward C. Voss to Perform as a Recalled Magistrate Judge the Duties of a Full Time United States Magistrate Judge (SUPERSEDES General Order 04-08)

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