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News & Announcements: 2021


The U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island will conduct all trials and all phases of trial from empanelment to deliberation in civil actions via the platform until further notice.  If you have a case or controversy that is ready for trial and would like to pursue a zoom jury trial during this pandemic, please contact the Court to schedule a conference to discuss.  Click...


The First Circuit Court of Appeals is seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico in Ponce. More information is available here



Members of the federal bar,

Please join us for our third virtual town hall meeting Tuesday, January 26, 2021 from 3:30pm-4:30pm.  The Judges will discuss the way forward with continued virtual operations, any changes or developments as well as take questions from the bar.  To submit your questions ahead of time, please email with the subject ‘Question for Town Hall.'  The zoom...


The Court has issued a series of General Orders related to the Continuity of Operations During the Coronavirus Pandemic and other matters that can be found below.  

Seventh General Order...