In addition to the legal holidays observed by the District Courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona will be closed on the following date:

• Tuesday December 26, 2017

All electronic systems will be in operation, unless otherwise noticed in advance, including CM/ECF and PACER.

Pursuant to General Order 17-21, the fee for appearing pro hac vice in the District of Arizona will be increased from $35.00 to $75.00.  The $75.00 admission fee will apply to any proper pro hac vice application received by the Clerk on or after December 1, 2017.

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Federal Court Self-Service Clinics are now operational in Phoenix and Tucson to assist pro se litigants.  For details, click on For those Proceeding Without an Attorney and select the appropriate option listed along the left margin of the page.  If you are interested in subscribing to future announcements relating to self-represented litigants, please visit this link:  https://public.govdelivery....

Beginning on May 1, 2017, the District of Arizona will be participating in a three-year pilot project, known as the "Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project", which will study whether requiring parties in civil cases to respond to a series of standard discovery requests before undertaking other discovery will reduce the cost and delay of civil litigation.  Only cases filed on or after May 1, 2017, are subject to the pilot.  The pilot project was proposed by the Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, has been approved...