General Orders

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09/29/2022

Index of All General Orders (Includes those deemed Superseded or Obsolete)

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09/29/2022

The Reappointment of Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge Eileen S. Willett for the District of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 14-24)

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09/12/2022

The Appointment of a Phoenix Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Selection Panel (SUPERSEDES General Order 21-10)

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09/12/2022

Establishment of Special Criminal Justice Act Panel of Attorneys for Assignment to Criminal Cases in Yuma, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 22-14)

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09/09/2022

The Appointment of a Merit Selection Panel in re: Two Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge Positions in the District of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

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09/09/2022

The Appointment of a Merit Selection Panel in re: Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge Position in the District of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona

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09/09/2022

The Appointment of a Merit Selection Panel for Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Deborah M. Fine

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09/07/2022

The Reappointment of Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge John Z. Boyle for the District of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona

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08/05/2022

The Extension of The CARES Act Authorization and Miscellaneous Court Operations in the District of Arizona Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) (SUPERSEDES General Order 22-11)

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07/13/2022

The Filing of Documents Related to Plea Agreements Involving Cooperation (SUPERSEDES General Order 17-16)

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06/22/2022

Management and Supervision of Jury Activities in the District of Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 19-03)

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03/11/2022

The Appointment of Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 18-03)

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03/11/2022

Designation of Obsolete General Orders (SUPERSEDES General Order 21-08)

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03/11/2022

The Use of Face Masks in the District of Arizona Courthouses

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02/04/2022

The Reappointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge Eric J. Markovich for the District of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 14-02)

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02/04/2022

The Appointment of a Merit Selection Panel for Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Eileen S. Willett (SUPERSEDES General Order 22-06)

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02/04/2022

The Appointment of a Merit Selection Panel for Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge John Z. Boyle (SUPERSEDES General Order 22-05)

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01/27/2022

Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by the Omicron Variant of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

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01/25/2022

Tucson Division Panel of Attorneys, Pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act of 1964, As Amended in 1970 (SUPERSEDES General Order 21-06)

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01/07/2022

Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by the Omicron Variant of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

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01/03/2022

Rate for Compensation of Court Appointed Counsel in Capital Habeas Corpus Cases (SUPERSEDES General Order 21-01)

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12/30/2021

Authorizing Collateral in Lieu of Personal Appearance Concerning Violations of the Code of Federal Regulations Governing the Bureau of Land Management and the United States Forest Service for Certain Misdemeanor Offenses Occuring During Fire Restrictions Due to the Exigent Circumstances Created by the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) (SUPERSEDES General Order 21-03)

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12/30/2021

Dismissal of a Civil Case Assigned to a United States Magistrate Judge Absent Voluntary Consent by the Parties Under 28 U.S.C. § 636(c)(1) (SUPERSEDES General Order 18-20)

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12/16/2021

The Extension of The CARES Act Authorization

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12/14/2021

Flagstaff Office Panel of Attorneys Pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act of 1964, As Amended in 1970 (SUPERSEDES General Order 20-03)

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12/14/2021

Phoenix Division Panel of Attorneys, Pursuant to the  Criminal Justice Act of 1964, As Amended in 1970 (SUPERSEDES General Order 21-14)

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11/30/2021

The Amendments to the Rules of Practice of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 20-45, OBSOLETES General Order 98-07, 09-09, & 13-13)

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10/07/2021

The Filing of Documents by Criminal Defendants Who Are Represented by Counsel in Violation of LRCiv 83.3(c)(2)

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09/17/2021

The Establishment of a Tucson Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel Selection Committee (SUPERSEDES General Order 20-38)

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06/11/2021

Citations Processed Through the Central Violations Bureau (SUPERSEDES General Order 17-06)

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02/26/2021

Highly Sensitive Documents

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08/05/2020

Designation of Duties of the District Court Executive/Clerk of Court, Debra D. Lucas (SUPERSEDES GENERAL ORDER 12-02 as of August 5, 2020)

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08/05/2020

The Appointment of the District Court Executive and Clerk of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 20-02 as of August 5, 2020)

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07/29/2020

Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project in the District of Arizona (AS AMENDED JULY 29, 2020)

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07/22/2020

Appointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge, Deborah M. Fine for the District of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona (SUPPLEMENTS General Order 15-11)

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06/19/2020

Appointment of the Federal Public Defender for the Purpose of Screening Cases for Potential Claims for a Sentence Reduction Under 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(1)(A)

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05/01/2020

The Reappointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge Bruce G. Macdonald for the District of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 12-17)

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05/01/2020

The Reappointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge Leslie A. Bowman for the District of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 12-16)

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04/16/2020

Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project in the District of Arizona

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03/16/2020

Suspension of Grand Jury Proceedings in the District of Arizona in Response to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

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01/31/2020

The Committee on Self-Represented Litigant Litigation in the District of Arizona

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01/23/2020

Appointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge Michael T. Morrissey for the District of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona

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11/07/2019

The Reappointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge James F. Metcalf for the District of Arizona, Yuma, Arizona (SUPERSEDES General Order 11-20)

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11/07/2019

Appointment of Supervisory Staff Attorney (SUPERSEDES General Orders 18-07 and 14-23)

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09/25/2019

Civil Litigation Panel and Appointment of Attorneys for Self-Represented Litigants in Civil Litigation

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09/04/2019

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, and United States Army Corps of Engineers, 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 Order 14-16)

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04/01/2019

Appointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge Maria S. Davila For the District of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

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02/25/2019

The Filing of Other Than English Documents

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02/06/2019

Appointment of Full Time United States Magistrate Judge Camille D. Bibles for the District of Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona

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11/13/2018

Jury Selection Plan (SUPERSEDES General Order 09-17 upon approval by the Reviewing Panel of Judicial Council of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.) Approved by Judicial Council on September 19, 2018

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