Rules & Standing Orders

For your convenience, we have provided links to the Federal Rules of Civil & Criminal Procedure. In addition to the Federal Rules, the Local Rules for the United States District Court of Connecticut are provided here. These rules govern the conduct all actions filed in this court. They are specific to the United States District Court only. Our rules were last modified on December 01, 2009. The Local Rules for the District of Connecticut also contain several Standing Orders. For Orders not listed in our Local Rules, please see the Orders below.

Proposed Amendments Published for Public Comment
Comment Period Ends February 15, 2017

Federal Rules

            Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

            Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure

         Federal Rules of Evidence

Local Rules

           United States District Court of Connecticut Local Rules

           Local Civil Rules Advisory Committee

           Local Criminal Rules Advisory Committee

Orders

         Standing Order Re: Bankruptcy Appeals

         District of Connecticut Public Administrative and Standing Orders