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Case Management Plans

Uniform Case Management Plan

All Judges in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, have adopted the Uniform Case Management Plan.  It applies to all civil cases, other than patent cases (see below), regardless of the division in which it is filed.

  • Uniform Case Management Plan for Civil Cases (Revised and Effective 11/1/2017)

  MS-Word              PDF                   November 1, 2017, Uniform CMP - Redline Version

Note:  On November 1, 2017, the revised Uniform Case Management Plan linked above became effective.  (A redline version of the changes made is also linked above for reference.) 

  • ESI Supplement to Report of the Parties' Planning Meeting

  MS-Word              PDF
 

Uniform Patent Case Management Plan

The Uniform Patent Case Management Plan (Revised and Effective November 1, 2017)

  • Patent Case Management Plan

  MS-Word              PDF                   November 1, 2017, Uniform Patent CMP - Redline Version

Note:  On November 1, 2017, the revised Uniform Patent Case Management Plan linked above became effective.  (A redline version of the changes made is also linked above for reference.)  

  • ESI Supplement to Report of the Parties' Planning Meeting

  MS-Word              PDF
 

Uniform Protective Order

Counsel has sought guidance on the Court's procedures for issuing protective orders and seeking to file documents under seal.  On January 15, 2015, a Uniform Protective Order was appoved by the Court.:

                           Uniform Protective Order