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Welcome to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The Eastern District has 30 Article III Judges and 16 Magistrate Judges. The district comprises the counties of Kings, Nassau, Queens, Richmond, and Suffolk and concurrently with the Southern District, the waters within the counties of Bronx and New York. The Eastern District has a population of eight million people.
Chief Judge Margo K. Brodie has directed that the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York will be closed on the following dates for holiday observance.
Christmas – Fri., Dec. 22, 2023 & Mon., Dec. 25, 2023
New Year’s – Fri., Dec. 29, 2023 & Mon., Jan. 1, 2024
ALL VISITORS TO THE COURT:
Please follow this link for guidelines for entry to the Courthouses of the Eastern District of New York put into place by Administrative Order 2022-22.
NOTICE TO ALL PARTIES: Chief Judge Brodie has issued Administrative Order 2023-23 governing a pilot program for the direct assignment of cases magistrate judges. The pilot program goes into effect on September 25, 2023. Please see Administrative Order 2023-23 for the details of the pilot program. Brenna B. Mahoney, Clerk of Court, August 30, 2023.
Please see the Oct. 16, 2023 Joint Notice to the Bar Inviting Public Comment to Proposed Changes to EDNY-SDNY Joint Local Rules
Notice to the Bar Dated September 15, 2023 The deadline for new applications to the Eastern District of New York’s CJA Panel has been extended to October 6, 2023. Applications forms are available here: https://www.nyed.uscourts.gov/criminal-justice-act-info. See notice here:
Notice: Under the Rules Enabling Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 2071-75, the following amended and new rules and forms became effective on December 1, 2022.
Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure: Rules 25 and 42
Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure: Rules 1007, 1020, 2009, 2012, 2015, 3002, 3010, 3011, 3014, 3016, 3017.1, 3018, 3019, 5005, 5004, and 8023, new Rule 3017.2, and Official Forms 101, 309E1, and 309E2
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Rule 7.1 and new Supplemental Rules for Social Security Review Actions Under 42 U.S.C. § 405(g)
Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure: Rule 16
See https://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/current-rules-practice-procedure for the text of the amended rules and accompanying committee notes effective December 1, 2022.
Notice to the Bar regarding Fed. R. Civ. P. 7.1
Notice to the public regarding fraudulent documents and advanced fee scams using the name of this Court and forged documents purported to be from its judges. Please see this page.