General Orders of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
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General Order No. Date Entered Subject
1 Oct. 1, 1981 Composition of the Judicial Council of the Eleventh Circuit (hereinafter, “Judicial Council”)
2 Dec. 14, 1981 Establishment of Jury Instructions Subcommittee of the District Court Committee of the Judicial Council
3 Jan. 18, 1982 Chief District Judge William Brevard Hand designated to fill Judicial Council vacancy
4 Sept. 2, 1982 Amendment of General Order No. 1
5 Nov. 1, 1982 Designation of all senior circuit judges to participate as a member of any en banc court reviewing a decision of a panel of which such judge was a member
6 Aug. 23, 1983 Norman E. Zoller, Circuit Executive, appointed as custodian of funds
7 Mar. 4, 1986 Judge Henderson considered an active judge for the limited purpose of quorum on court panels
8 Apr. 17, 1987 Composition of the Judicial Council
9 Oct. 2, 1989 General Order No. 7 vacated; Judges Roney and Hill considered active judges for the limited purpose of quorum on court panels
10 Oct. 20, 1989 Defendant’s presentence investigation report to be transmitted by district court as part of record on appeal
11 Apr. 30, 1991 Suspension of portion of 11th Cir. R. 34-2(a) providing for two active judges on a panel
12 Aug. 31, 1992 Office of the clerk rendered inaccessible to filings due to the effects of Hurricane Andrew
13 Apr. 5, 1993 Sealed order (see General Order No. 31)
14 Nov. 2, 1993 Sealed order (see General Order No. 31)
15 Jan. 6, 1994 Sealed order (see General Order No. 31)
16 June 20, 1994 Sealed order (see General Order No. 31)
17 May 22, 1995 Amendment of Addendum Eight (Rules Governing Attorney Discipline)
18 Sept. 28, 1995 Order entered in accordance with “Directives for Operating the U.S. Courts in the Absence of Appropriations”
19 Feb. 12, 1996 Amendment of Addendum Six (Rules for the Selection of Nominees and the Appointment of Bankruptcy Judges)
20 May 1, 1996 Amendment of 11th Cir. R. 22-3, Habeas Corpus Death Penalty Cases
21 June 24, 1996 In the matter of work schedule and office hours during the 1996 Olympic Games
22 Oct. 28, 1996 Task of enrolling eligible attorneys as members of court’s bar delegated to clerk of court
23 June 3, 1997 Amendment of 11th Cir. R. 31-1(a) and 31-1(b), concerning the time for filing briefs
24 June 22, 1998 Amendment of 11th Cir. R. 30-1, concerning record excerpts
25 Sept. 28, 1998 Office of the clerk rendered inaccessible to filings due to the effects of Hurricane Georges
26 Oct. 22, 1998 Revised procedures and forms
27 Jan. 27, 1999 Amendment of 11th Cir. R. 12-1 and 31-1, concerning the time for serving and filing briefs
28 Mar. 1, 2002 Sealed order (see General Order No. 31)
29 Apr. 1, 2003 Amendment of 11th Cir. R. 33-1(c) and 33-1(d), concerning mediation
30 Sept. 20, 2004 11th Cir. R. 33-1(g), Use of Private Mediators, promulgated effective Oct. 1, 2004
31 June 17, 2005 Sealing of General Orders 13, 14, 15, 16, and 28, pertaining to court security or personnel matters
32 Feb. 22, 2006 Implementation of electronic records on appeal pilot program in the Southern District of Alabama
33 Feb. 26, 2007 Extension of electronic records on appeal pilot program in the Southern District of Alabama and consideration of requests by other district courts to participate
34 Mar. 6, 2007 Amendment of 11th Cir. R. 26.1-2 and 26.1-3, concerning Certificate of Interested Persons and Corporate Disclosure Statement
35 Oct. 23, 2007 On-going electronic records on appeal program in the Southern District of Alabama; revised program components; and, procedure for subsequent modifications to program components
36 June 16, 2011 Change in or addition to counsel after appeal assigned to oral argument panel
37 October 19, 2011 Voluntary Electronic Case Filing
38 February 26, 2013 Mandatory Electronic Case Filing
39 June 26, 2013 Electronic Records on Appeal: “Appendix on Appeal” Requirements
40 October 9, 2013 Court Operations in the Absence of Appropriations
41 December 30, 2013 Temporary Authority Permitting Panels to be Made Up of Fewer Than Two Judges of This Court