Website Announcements

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will be closed Thursday, December 25th and Friday, December 26th, as well as Thursday, January 1, 2015 and Friday, January 2, 2015. 
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The Local Rules Committee conducted a series of meetings over the last year and has suggested a number of changes to the Local Rules for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. Please see either the "Public Announcements" or "Local Rules" sections for more information on the changes and how to submit comments.  (Deadline for Comment is December 31, 2014)
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Rudolph T. Randa Procedures PDF Print E-mail

Special Instructions for Litigants

Courtesy copies of all documents relating to a summary judgment motion must be provided to chambers promptly after e-filing the documents. Each copy must indicate on its face, the date the document was e-filed and the document's docket number. When multiple exhibits are attached, such exhibits must be tabbed and securely bound.


Sentencing memorandums and motions must be filed at least one week prior to the sentencing date.


Judge Randa's Standard Civil Jury Instructions 

Judge Randa's Standard Criminal Jury Instructions 


When e-filing their proposed jury instructions and verdict form, litigants must also e-mail a non-PDF (Word or Wordperfect) version of them to Judge Randa's proposed order email box: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it