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United States District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford to become first woman to serve as Chief Judge of the Western District of New York

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK — On July 14, 2021, the Honorable Elizabeth A. Wolford will become Chief Judge of the Western District of New York.  Judge Wolford will be the first woman to serve in this role—and in fact, the first woman to serve in this role in any part of New York State outside the …

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Federal Court Lays Out Procedures for Public Access to Remote Court Proceedings

Due to the current COVID‐19 emergency and within the bounds of the CARES Act, the United States District Court for the Western District of New York is using both video conferencing and teleconferencing technologies for some proceedings. Use of these technologies allows the Court to continue its statutory business while at the same time allowing …

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US Bankruptcy Court WDNY Court Proceedings During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

The State of New York has declared a public health emergency as a result of the introduction of the COVID-19 virus into the general population. In order to facilitate the continuance of its operations during this time of crisis, the Court will immediately implement the following procedures with regard to all matters assigned for consideration …

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