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The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota is accepting applications for the following positions: Information Services Manager, Programmer Analyst and Administrative Support Specialist. Information about each of the jobs can be found on the Employment Opportunity web page.

Registration is now open for the 2016 Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference, which will take place on May 3-5 in Rogers, Arkansas. For more information, please click on the link.

The Office of the District Court of Minnesota will be closed for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Monday, January 18. The CM/ECF system will be available but the CM/ECF Helpdesk will not be staffed.

U. S. Probation and Pretrial Services for the District of Minnesota is advertising for the position of U. S. Probation Officer. Information about the job can be found on the Employment Opportunity web page.

The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota has approved amendments to the Court's Local Rules. The amendments affect Local Rule 7.2, Procedures in Social Security Cases and a corresponding new Social Security Case Assignment Form; LR 37.1, Form of Discovery Motions; LR Form 3; and LR Form 4. Please click on the links to read the public notice for a brief summary of the amendments and to see the amendments in redline and final form. The amendments will take effect on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

On September 29, 2015, the Court approved the revised Olmstead Plan in Jensen et al. v. Minnesota Department of Human Services et al. (D. Minn., Civ. No. 09-1775). Please see the webpage for further information.

The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota will upgrade to NextGen ECF on October 5, 2015. The system will be down for maintenance from October 1, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. until October 5, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. central time. See Administrative Order extending filing deadlines from October 1, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. to October 5, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Please do not bring your paper filings to the court on October 2, 2015, call the helpdesk if you have any emergency filings. Also, there is no need to file declarations of technical difficulties on October 5, 2015, the Administrative Order grants the extension for all filings due while ECF is unavailable.

The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota is issuing for public comment proposed amendments to the Court's Local Rules. The proposed amendments affect Local Rule 7.2, Procedures in Social Security Cases and a new Social Security Case Assignment Form, LR 37.1, Form of Discovery Motions, and LR Form 3 and LR Form 4. Please click on the links to read the public notice for a brief summary of the proposed amendments and the proposed amendments in redline and final form. All public comments to the proposed amendments must be submitted by October 23, 2015.

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