March 1, 2022
Public Notice: New Local Rules Published

Local Rules for the Eastern District of California have been updated effective March 1, 2022.

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August 5, 2022
COVID-19: Court Operations, Restrictions, and Hours of Operation

CDC reports community level in Sacramento and surrounding counties as MEDIUM. Pursuant to General Order 648 and GSA Guidance, masking is no longer required, but remains optional, in public spaces of the Robert T. Matsui Courthouse, effective immediately.

CDC reports community level in Fresno and surrounding counties as HIGH. Pursuant to General Order 648 and GSA Guidance, masking is required in public spaces of the Robert E. Coyle Courthouse.

 

The Clerk's Office is open to the public from: 

9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily

Sacramento:

866-884-5525 or 916-930-4000          

Fresno:

866-884-5444 or 559-499-5600  

 

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Zoom Guidance

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February 6, 2020
Two Judicial Vacancies Exacerbate Caseload Pressure

Two Judicial Vacancies Exacerbate Caseload Pressures in Eastern District’s Fresno Division

As of February 3, 2020, the Eastern District of California has two judicial vacancies. The vacancies are created by District Judge Morrison C. England’s having taken senior status in December 2019 and District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill’s assuming inactive senior status on February 2, 2020. As a result, District Judge Dale A. Drozd is the only judge hearing criminal cases in the court’s Fresno Division...

 

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Holiday Closure

The Court will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 24th and 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday...

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