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Latest News and Announcements


PROCLAMATION: Drug Court Month - Posted: 05/11/2016
Proclamation on the Northern Mariana Islands Judiciary and the United States District for the Northern Mariana Islands recent establishment of the drug court programs.

Drug Offender Re-Entry (D.O.R.E) Program - Posted: 01/27/2016
The United States District Court, District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands Drug Offender Re-Entry (D.O.R.E.) Program convened for the first time yesterday, Tuesday, January 26, 2016.

2016 District Conference - Posted: 12/08/2015
The 2016 District Court conference is scheduled for Saturday, February 6, 2016.

Amendments to Bankruptcy and Civil Procedure Rules - Posted: 12/03/2015
Amendments to the Bankruptcy Rule 1007 and Civil Rules 1, 4, 16, 26, 30, 31, 33, 34, 37, and 55, and the abrogation of Rule 84 and the Appendix of Forms became effective December 1, 2015.

Revised Bankruptcy Forms Go Into Effect December 1 - Posted: 11/25/2015
U.S. Bankruptcy Court filers and lawyers must use new forms beginning December 1, when the first modernization of bankruptcy forms in two decades takes effect.

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Latest Opinions and Decisions


1:14-cv-00020 Docket No. 76 - Posted: 05/27/2016
David J. Radich and Li-Rong Radich v. James C. Deleon Guerrero, in his Official Capacity as Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Larrisa Larson, in her Official Capacity as Secretary of the Department of Finance of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Decision and Order Denying Motion to Intervene

1:14-cv-00016 Docket No. 37 - Posted: 04/21/2016
Lorna S. Baro v. George Redoble
Decision and Order Denying Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment

1:15-mc-00018 Docket No. 44 - Posted: 04/07/2016
In re Application of The Government of the Lao People's Democratic Republic [Applicants], For an Order Pursuant to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption and 28 U.S.C. Section 1782 For Leave to Obtain Discovery from Bridge Capital LLC, John K. Baldwin, David Jensen, and the First Hawaiian Bank, Saipan, MP for Use in Foreign Proceedings [Respondents]
Decision and Order Denying Application for Issuance of Subpoenas

1:14-cv-00020 Docket No. 60 - Posted: 03/28/2016
David J. Radich and Li-Rong Radich v. James C. Deleon Guerrero, in his Official Capacity as Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Larrisa Larson, in her Official Capacity as Secretary of the Department of Finance of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Decision and Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment and Denying Defendants’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment

1:14-cv-00010 Docket No. 55 - Posted: 02/02/2016
Kaye Christian v. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Commonwealth Healthcare Corp., Eusebio Manglona, Dr. Francois Claassens, Esther L. Muna, James C. Deleon Guerrero, and Does 1–10
Decision and Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part Defendants' Motion to Stay Proceedings

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