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. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Sat, 10/25/2014
Bankruptcy Judgeship Vacancies Click here for Western District of Washington Judgeship Vacancy Click here for Eastern District of California Judgeship Vacancy Click here for Bankruptcy Judgeship Application Instructions Click here for Bankruptcy...
Mon, 10/20/2014
Members of the bar and the public are invited to submit comments for consideration by the Second Circuit Judicial Council regarding the recall of Bankruptcy Judge Alan H.W. Shiff to another term of office. Please click the link below to access the...
Thu, 09/11/2014
On September 17, 2014 the United States Court of Appeals will be celebrating Constitution Day and National Citizenship Day by hosting a Naturalization Ceremony for 80 immigrants at the historic Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse in downtown...
Fri, 05/16/2014
Effective June 1, 2014 the Fee Schedule Table for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court has changed.  Please click below to access the fee schedule table. Fee Schedule Table for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Effective Date 6/01/2014
Fri, 04/18/2014
The Court and Local Rules Committee are soliciting comments on a proposed new Local Bankruptcy Rule 9013-6.  Please  provide any comments and suggestions on the proposed new rule as soon as possible.  The dealline for submitting all...
Tue, 03/04/2014
Beginning March 17, 2014, there will be two changes to Paragraph IV ("Default on Direct Payments to Secured Creditors") of the Court’s standard Chapter 13 Confirmation Order with respect to mortgages. First, creditors will no longer...