Following the recommendation of the Joint Committee on Local Rules for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Board of Judges of the Eastern District of New York and the Board of Judges of the Southern District of New York may adopt amendments to the Court’s Local Rules. As a general practice, the amendments are published for public comment before the effective date.

Comments may be submitted in electronic form through completion of an on-line comment form.

Written comments may be submitted in letter form and may be directed to the contacts listed in the notice, or to:

Robert Rogers
Counsel to the Clerk of Court
Daniel Patrick Moynihan Courthouse
500 Pearl Street
New York, New York 10007-1312


Proposed Amendments

Proposed Amendments to the July 1, 2024 Edition of the Joint Local Rules

Comments Due by October 6, 2024



The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on the five sets of Federal Rules (Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, Criminal, and Evidence) have responsibility for considering and proposing any amendments to the Federal Rules. Information on any proposed amendments, as well as the procedures for commenting on any proposed amendments and on proposing new amendments, may be found at: