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Local Rules and Standing Orders

Local Rules (Revised: 04/14/2020)
 

Proposed Amendments and Rules

Comments should be directed to:
John L. Medearis, Clerk of Court
800 Market Street, Suite 130
Knoxville, Tennessee  37902

Standing Orders

SO-21-07 In re: Fourth Extension of Authorization for Video and Audio Teleconferencing During COVID-19 Pandemic Pursuant to CARES Act  
SO-21-06 In re: Appointment of Chief United States Magistrate Judge February 2021
SO-21-05 In re: Appointment of Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel February 2021
SO-21-04 In re: USAO Certification for Criminal Cases Filed in Chattanooga Division February 2021
SO-21-03 In re: Procedures for the Filing, Service, and Management of Sealed Documents Containing Highly Sensitive Information February 2021
SO-21-02 In re: Reassignment of Cases Assigned to United States District Judges Thomas W. Phillips and Pamela L. Reeves January 2021
SO-21-01 In re: Jury Trials Continued Through February 28, 2021 Due to Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19 Pandemic January 2021
SO-20-22 In re: Standing Order: Third Extension of CARES Act December 2020
SO-20-23 In re: Standing Order: Standing Commitee on Attorney Admissions Knoxville December 2020
SO-20-21 In re: Standing Order: Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19 November 2020
SO-20-19 In re: Restrictions on Visitors to the Courthouse During COVID-19 Pandemic November 2020
SO-20-03 In re: Revision to Collateral Forfeiture Schedule for Veteran's Administration October 2020
SO-20-20 In re: Assignment of Election-Related Filing October 2020
SO-20-18 In re: Reassignment of Cases Assigned to Chief United States District Judge Pamela L. Reeves October 2020
SO-20-17 In re: Second Extension of Authorization for Video and Audio Telconferencing During COVID-19 Pandemic Pursuant to the CARES Act September 2020
SO-20-16 In re: Appointment of Chief Judge United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Tennessee August 2020
SO-20-15 In re: Naturalization Ceremonies During the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19 July 2020
SO-20-14 In re: Extension of Authorization for Video and Audio Teleconferencing During COVID-19 Pandemic Pursuant to the CARES Act June 2020
SO-20-13 In re: Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19 May 2020
SO-20-12 In re: Extensions of Time Set Forth in SO-20-06 and SO-20-09 Regarding Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19 April 2020
SO-20-11 In re: Extensions of Time Set Forth in SO-20-06 Regarding Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19 April 2020
SO-20-10 In re: Courtroom Access During COVID-19 Pandemic April 2020
SO-20-09 In re: Suspension of Grand Jury Proceedings Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19 March 2020
SO-20-08 In re: Authorization for Video and Audio Teleconferencing During COVID-19 Pandemic Pursuant to the CARES Act March 2020
SO-20-07 In re: CJA Panel Attorneys Interim Compensation During COVID-19 Pandemic March 2020
SO-20-06 In re: Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19 March 2020
SO-20-05 In re: Reassignment of Cases Assigned to Senior United States District Judge Thomas W. Phillips March 2020
SO-20-04 In re: Reassignment of Cases Assigned to United States District Judge Harry S. Mattice, Jr. March 2020
SO-20-02 In re: Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Susan K. Lee February 2020
SO-20-01 In re: Assignment of Cases Filed Against Daniel Wilkey January 2020
SO-19-18 In re: Reassignment of Cases to Visiting Judges December 2019
SO-19-08 In re: Electronic Filing of Documents November 2019
SO-19-16 In re: Appointment of Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel October 2019
SO-19-09 In re: United States v. Davis Cases October 2019
SO-19-17 In re: Reassignment of Cases to Magistrate Judge Cynthia Richardson Wyrick October 2019
SO-19-14 In re: Standing Committee to Administer ADR Programs October 2019
SO-19-07 In re: Standing Committee on Attorney Admissions for the Greeneville Division October 2019
SO-19-06 In re: Standing Committee on Attorney Admissions for the Chattanooga Division October 2019
SO-19-05 In re: Standing Committee on Attorney Admissions for the Knoxville Division October 2019
SO-19-15 In re: Appointment of Cynthia Richardson Wyrick United States Magistrate Judge September 2019
SO-19-13 In re: Cases Assigned to Magistrate Judge Clifton L. Corker August 2019
SO-19-12 In re: Case Reassignments, Judge Corker August 2019
SO-19-11 In re: Case Reassignments, Judge Corker August 2019
SO-19-10 In re: Case Reassignments, Judge Corker August 2019
SO-19-04 In re: Section 603(b) of the First Step Act of 2018 March 2019
SO-19-03 In re: Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Bruce H. Guyton March 2019
SO-19-01 In re: Section 404 of the First Step Act February 2019
SO-18-09 In re: Appearance of CJA Panel Mentees Before the Court December 2018
SO-18-08 Assignment of Election-Related Filings October 2018
SO-18-06 In re: Zone A Immigration Cases October 2018
SO-18-05 In re: Sessions v. Dimaya Cases October 2018
SO-18-07 Appointment of a Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel October 2018
SO-18-04 Delegation of Authority RE: Enjoining Vexatious Litigants August 2018
SO-18-03 Court Reporter Rates and Voir Dire Transcripts April 2018
SO-18-02 Reassignment of Cases Assigned to Magistrate Judge C. Clifford Shirley February 2018
SO-18-01 Appointment of Chief United States Magistrate Judge, H. Bruce Guyton February 2018
SO-17-03 Appointment of Debra C. Poplin, U.S. Magistrate Judge November 2017
SO-17-02 Encryption of Electronic Materials August 2017
SO-17-01 Appointment of Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel February 2017
AO-16-04 Appointment of Nancy S. Harr as United States Attorney October 2016
SO-16-04 In re: Filing of State Court Record in Habeas Cases in CM/ECF September 2016
SO-13-07 RE: Electronic Filing of Documents May 2016
SO-16-03 In re: Reassignments of Criminal Cases Assigned to Senior District Judge Curtis L. Collier March 2016
SO-11-05 In re: Reassignments of Criminal Cases Assigned to Senior District Judge R. Allan Edgar March 2016
SO-16-02 In re: Johnson v. United States February 2016
SO-16-01 Appointment of Chief United States Magistrate Judge January 2016
SO-15-06 Special Conditions of Supervised Release November 2015
SO-15-07 Standing Committee to Administer ADR Programs November 2015
SO-15-05 Reassignment of Cases Assigned to Magistrate Judge Carter July 2015
SO-15-03 Reassignment of Cases Assigned to Magistrate Judge Inman May 2015
SO-15-02 Appointment of Magistrate Judge Clifton L. Corker May 2015
SO-15-01 Responses to Motions Filed as a Result of Amendment 782 to the Sentencing Guidelines January 2015
SO-14-05 Consents to Magistrate Judge December 2014
SO-14-09 Merit Selection Panel Chattanooga Magistrate Judge November 2014
SO-14-03 Reassignment of Matters Assigned to Senior District Judge Thomas W. Phillips October 2014
SO-14-08 Deferral of Jurors August 2014
SO-14-06 Merit Selection Panel Greeneville Magistrate Judge August 2014
SO-14-07 Amendment 782 to Sentencing Guidelines August 2014
SO-14-04 Court Reporter Rates and Voir Dire Transcripts April 2014
SO-09-01 rev Referral of Social Security Cases April 2014
SO-14-01 Assignment of Death Penalty Cases April 2014
SO-14-02 Reassignment of Cases Assigned to District Judge James Howard Jarvis II April 2014
SO-13-02 Designation of Magistrate Judges to Hear and Determine Pretrial Matters August 2013
SO-13-04 Limited Admission for Third-Year Law Students July 2013
SO-13-03 CJA 20 Processing Procedure in Multi-Defendant Cases April 2013
SO-12-04 Revision to Collateral Forfeiture Schedule for GSA Properties January 2013
SO-12-06 Increase in Attorney Admissions Fee December 2012
SO-12-03 Fair Sentencing Act Cases September 2012
SO-13-01 Revision to Collateral Forfeiture Schedule for U.S. Forest Service, USDA October 2012
SO-12-02 Appointment of Chief Bankruptcy Judge Marcia Parsons July 2012
SO-12-01 Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Lee February 2012
SO-11-09 Merit Selection Panel, Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Lee October 2011
SO-11-07 Crack Retroactivity Cases standing order October 2011
SO-11-06 Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Inman June 2011
SO-11-03 Merit Selection Panel, Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Inman March 2011
SO-11-02 Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Guyton February 2011
SO-11-01 Photography,Video or Audio During Naturalization Ceremonies February 2011
SO-10-02 Merit Selection Panel, Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Guyton November 2010
SO-09-08 Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Shirley October 2009
SO-09-03 Merit Selection Panel - Magistrate Judge Shirley June 2009
SO-08-07 Payment for Interpreters Under CJA December 2008
SO-08-08 Payment of Jurors in Lengthy Trials December 2008
SO-08-06 Assignment of Election-Related Filings October 2008
SO-08-04 RE: Cumberland Gap National Historic Park May 2008
SO-08-02 RE: Crack Retroactivity Cases February 2008
SO-08-01 Reassignments of Cases Assigned to Honorable James H. Jarvis February 2008
SO-06-03 Refund of Electronic Fee Payments June 2006
AO-06-01 Jury Parking Rates February 2006
SO-06-01 Disposition of Sealed Court Records February 2006
  Cases Filed By Direct TV October 2003
  Limited Admission for U.T. Law Students December 1998
  Jury Trials by Bankruptcy Judges February 1995
  Adjoining District Jurisdiction--Magistrate Judges January 1994
  Adjoining District Jurisdiction May 1993
  Adjoining District Jurisdiction August 1992
  Adjoining District Jurisdiction August 1992
  Reference of matters to the Bankruptcy Court June 1984