News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court.

Tue, 2018-12-04
Congress has taken no action on the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Procedure adopted by the Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress on April 26, 2018. Under the Rules Enabling Act, 28 U.S.C...
Wed, 2018-11-28
CM/ECF filers should be aware of the potential to inadvertently share restricted documents when using third-party services or software.   Sharing CM/ECF filing credentials and PACER account credentials with a third-party service provider or...
Mon, 2018-11-19
We are pleased to announce the publication of our Fall 2018 court newsletter On the...
Mon, 2018-11-19
Attached is an Attorney Training Document addressing the upcoming Federal Bankruptcy Rule and Form Changes which take effect on December 1, 2018.  We encourage all...
Wed, 2018-10-10
The First Circuit Court of Appeals is seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts in Boston. Attorneys with broad or specialized litigation or commercial experience are...
Tue, 2018-09-25
Please be advised that the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is scheduled to sit and hear appellate arguments in Rhode Island at Roger Williams University School of Law on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 9:30 AM.  Please see the...
Tue, 2018-09-25
The Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule has been updated, effective September 1, 2018, as follows: Bankruptcy Miscellaneous Fee Schedule: (...
Tue, 2018-09-04
Under 28 U.S.C. § 159(b), enacted as part of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA), the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States...
Wed, 2018-08-15
On August 15, 2018, the Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Evidence Rules ...

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