Proposed Revisions to ADR Local Rules and Civil Local Rules

Comment deadline: April 20, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

The Court has approved proposed revisions to the ADR local rules to be published for public comment. It has also approved conforming changes to Civil Local Rule 16 (Case Management & Pretrial Conferences). 

The primary purpose of these rule changes is to implement changes to the ADR phone conference procedures; conforming and clarifying changes and a substantive change to ADR rules provisions addressing confidentiality (ADR Local Rules 5-12(b), 6-12(b), and 7-4(b)) are also included in this set of proposed revisions.  

In accordance with Fed. R. Civ. Proc. 83 and Civil L.R. 83-3, the Court invites comments from the public on the proposed revisions to these rules.

Comments regarding the proposed changes may be submitted via email no later than 5:00 p.m. (PST) on Friday, April 20, 2018 to clerk_of_court@cand.uscourts.gov.

View the draft rules via the embedded documents below (use arrow keys to scroll all pages or select the "full-screen" icon in the lower right of the embedded document) or download them using these links: Draft revisions to ADR Local Rules  | Draft revisions to Civil Local Rules  | Draft revisions to Forms

Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice may be published on the Court's website or otherwise released to the public.

DRAFT REVISIONS TO ADR LOCAL RULES

 

DRAFT REVISIONS TO CIVIL LOCAL RULES

 

DRAFT REVISIONS TO ADR FORMS