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United Stated Probation Office - United States Probation Officer (Open until filled; applications received by close of business on March 2, 2018 will receive priority consideration. More than one position may be filled from this announcement.)

Notice: Request for Suggested Changes to the Local Rules - 2/5/2018

Litigation Academy Deposition Skills Program on April 25-27, 2018 – Registration Open

Notice Regarding Bar Registration Renewal Period

General Order: 2018 Bar Membership Renewal

Mission Statement

The mission of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island is to dispense justice for all and preserve individual rights and liberties within our constitutional democracy through the rule of law. We accomplish this by resolving criminal cases and civil disputes fairly and expeditiously.

William E. Smith
Chief Judge

Hanorah Tyer-Witek
Clerk of Court


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Acknowledgements
This website was developed by students of Worcester Polytechnic Institute in coordination with the staff of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island.

Photos courtesy of The Providence Journal/Kris Craig.