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Excerpt:  The Indiana Federal Community Defenders Office, Inc., ("IFCD"), is hereby appointed to represent any defendant who was previously determined to have been entitiled to appointment of counsel or who is now indigent, to determine whether that defendant may qualify for federal habeas relief under either 28 U.S.C. § 2255 or 28 U.S.C. § 2241 in light of Johnson v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2551, 2015 WL 2473450 (June 26, 2015).

Excerpt:  Proposed Amendment 782 to the United States Sentencing Guidelines ("Amendment 782") will go into effect on November 1, 2014, unless Congress rejects or modified the Amendment before that date.  Once effective, Amendment 782 will reduce the base offense levels for most drug offenses by two levels and will be applied retroactively.

Excerpt:  IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that pursuant to Title 28, United States Code, Section 753, the following transcript rates per page are prescribed by the court and are effective, April 21, 2011.

Excerpt:  Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED, that the Clerk of Court shall deduct from income earned on registry funds invested in interest-bearing accounts or instruments, a fee not exceeding that authorized by the Judicial Conference of the United States and set by the Director of the Administrative Office in accordance with the schedule which shall be published periodically by the Director in the Federal Register. The fee shall be withdrawn whenever income earned becomes available for deduction and shall be deposited in the United States Treasury without further order of the court. This assessment shall apply to all registry funds invested in interest-bearing accounts held outside the United States Treasury.

Excerpt:  IT IS NOW THEREFORE ORDERED that the E-Filing Program shall operate in the following fashion until further directed by the Court...

Excerpt:  Pursuant to the Jury Selection and Service Act of 1968, as amended, (28 U.S.C. § 1861, et seq.), the following Plan is hereby adopted by the Judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, subject to approval by the Reviewing Panel for the Judicial Council for the Seventh Circuit and to such rules and regulations as may be adopted from time to time by the Judicial Conference of the United States.

This Plan for Random Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors (the “Plan”) will become effective February 17, 2017, as approved by the Reviewing Panel as provided in 28 U.S.C. § 1863 (a) and (c). It will remain in force and effect until modified by the court with the approval of the Reviewing Panel.

Excerpt:  Any and all cases and proceedings under Title 11, United States Code, and any and all proceedings arising in or related to a case under Title 11, United States Code, are referred to the Bankruptcy Judges.

Excerpt:  Pursuant to the requirements of Rule 50 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Speedy Trial Act of 1974 (18 U.S.C. § 3161 et seq., Chapter 208), the Speedy Trial Act Amendments Act of 1979 (Pub. L. 96-43, 93 Stat. 327), the Federal Juvenile Delinquency Act (18 U.S.C. §§ 5036 and 5037), and the Bail Reform Act of 1984 (18 U.S.C. §§ 3141-3156), the Judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana have adopted the following Plan setting forth time limits and procedures to minimize undue delay and to further the prompt disposition of criminal cases and certain juvenile proceedings. This Plan shall take effect upon approval of the Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit.