LR 72-1 Pretrial Authority (See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b))
The Court designates every Magistrate Judge to conduct all pretrial proceedings authorized by 28 U.S.C. § 636(b) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 72 without further designation or assignment.
|1. The District of Oregon includes Magistrate Judges in the random assignment of new civil case filings.
|2. When selected as the assigned judge, the Magistrate Judge will be the presiding judicial officer and will conduct all pretrial proceedings in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 72.
|3. Magistrate Judges may modify scheduling orders issued by other judges.
|Amendment History to LR 72|
|March 1, 2014
||Changed caption from "Magistrate Judges Pretrial" to "Magistrate Judges: Pretrial Order" for consistency with the caption of Fed. R. Civ. P. 72.
||Changed "contemplated" to "authorized," omitted the comma after "Fed. R. Civ. P. 72," and removed the words "from the Court."
||Removed the comma after "officer" at item 2.