EASTERN AND SOUTHERN DISTRICTS ADOPT REVISIONS TO
JOINT LOCAL CIVIL RULE AND LOCAL ADMIRALTY RULES EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY
The United States District Courts for the
Eastern and Southern Districts of New York have adopted revisions to
Joint Local Civil Rule 1.5 and Local Admiralty Rules B.2 and C.1. The
revised rules go into effect on Monday, February 25 and can be found
online at http://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/courtrules.php.
The courts adopted new
subsection (h) of Local Civil Rule 1.5 to impose an obligation upon an
attorney who has been disbarred, suspended, or censured by one court to
notify other courts. The courts amended Local Admiralty Rule B.2 to
clarify the plaintiff’s notice obligation following an attachment.
The courts also amended Local Admiralty Rule C.1 to specify that the
Rule applies to a summons issued pursuant to Rule C(3)(c).
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